pity englannista suomeksi
- He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord.
(RQ:Shakespeare Verona)has no more pity in him than a dog.
(RQ:Flr Mntgn Essay), Folio Society, 2006, p.5:
- The most usuall way to appease those minds we have offended(..)is, by submission to move them to commiseration and pitty.
(RQ:Sterne Tristram Shand)
- It was a thousand pities.
- What pity is it / That we can die but once to serve our country!
To feel pity for (someone or something). (defdate)
- Like as a father pitieth his children, so the Lord pitieth them that fear him.
To make (someone) feel pity; to provoke the sympathy or compassion of. (defdate)
1596, (w), ''The Faerie Queene'', IV.11:
- She lenger yet is like captiv'd to bee; / That even to thinke thereof it inly pitties mee.
a. 1681, (w), ''Of Gods Method in giving Deliverance''
- It pitieth them to see her in the dust.
Short form of a pity.