As he leaves office, Cheney looks overloaded and stressed, holding in check an Ubermensch level of rage mixed with self-pity.
He drained the wine from the tumbler and turned away from the window, and there was no self-pity in his gravelly voice.
But then I started to get it: self-pity is central in the consciousness of the resurgent right.
It is a potential firelighter of vanity, self-pity and logorrhoeic dullness.
Also, the lack of self-pity was part of the ideology when I grew up.
Each fragment throbbed with a hot sense of injustice and self-pity.
The doctor noticed that his patient wasted no extra words in self-pity.
But I had whined from the moment I met you, because I was sickly with egoism and loneliness and self-pity.
Chief Botts' first flush of anger had now been replaced by self-pity.
And as she looked, her eyes suddenly filled with tears—tears almost of self-pity.