Definition of Pathics
1. Noun. (plural of pathic) ¹
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Definition of Pathics
1. pathic [n] - See also: pathic
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Literary usage of Pathics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Metaphysics: Or, the Science of Perception by John Miller (1904)
"pathics is the science of perception as a pleasure or a pain. ... find room to differ from pathics, and, above all, in any discernible way to be embraced by ..."
2. William of Malmesbury's Chronicle of the Kings of England: From the Earliest by William (1895)
"Troops of pathics, and droves of harlots, followed the court; so that it waa said, with justice, by a wise man, that England would be fortunate if Henry ..."
3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... and seem combin'd To stop the propagation of mankind ; Vile pathics read the marriage act with pride, And fancy that the law is on their side. ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1864)
"... most notable instance of an historio of them li-om a writer who has human eym- failure, from mere want of humanity, is per- pathics and dramatic power. ..."
5. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"Gd. ; CRESCENT, well spoken of; ROYAL, in j site to the S. of the rail, station; LISTER'S ARMS, unpretending. — pathics. II.KLET WELLS HOUSE, from 31. ..."
6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1866)
"... our national sym- England will be a temptation not pathics, guided as they are by a to be resisted ; and if the day of free and able press, ..."
7. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1904)
"... striped with gold and ivory, and rowed by bands of pathics, who were ranged according to their age, and accomplishments in the science of debauchery. ..."
8. A Second Visit to the United States of North America by Charles Lyell (1849)
"pathics of any heart not protected by a breastplate of theological dogmatism: — " Then to the bar all they drew near Who died in infancy, And never had, ..."