And more than anything, they demolish the pathetic fallacy—that the world weeps as we do.
The commission of the pathetic fallacy is the judges greatest danger.
We have here a specifie inversion of the 'pathetic fallacy.'
He has not 'the pathetic fallacy'; but he approaches it very nearly at times.
Before the sublimity of this insight, all forms of the pathetic fallacy seem cheap and artificial.
Pessimism is the pathetic fallacy reduced to medicinal formula.
Compare, for this "pathetic fallacy" in painting, Titian's "Noli me tangere" (No. 270).
It also applies to what John Ruskin called the "pathetic fallacy."
Because he really seemed to identify the features of the landscape with the household at Hilsey Manor—a most pathetic fallacy!
The disrepute of the pathetic fallacy has come from making the forest sentimental.