Then he said the most pathetic thing of all.
"And yes, I have a totally hopeless, pathetic thing for him."
Poor, pathetic thing, it had been trying to hold him off the edge with hands that could no longer grasp anything material.
And he came to a stop, still a hundred feet away from the pathetic thing in the green velvet mantle.
The really pathetic thing about all of this is I did.
And you look at the little thing, so pathetic there on your finger.
She didn't want to grab onto him like some pathetic thing.
What a pathetic, scared thing she was, barely able to answer, her eyes huge and wide with terror.
"I see so many pathetic things that no one seems to be able to handle," she wrote.
I can think of at least one thing more pathetic.