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There is no more abjection in the colonial status than in any other.
ENGLAND, CANADA AND THE GREAT WARLOUIS-GEORGES DESJARDINS
Abjection is not the result of the faithful discharge of duty, however trying the circumstances may be.
ENGLAND, CANADA AND THE GREAT WARLOUIS-GEORGES DESJARDINS
But even as she measures and exults in the abjection of herself, a voice whispers in her soul that this is not the way.
BROWNING'S HEROINESETHEL COLBURN MAYNE
Why, without her it would fall into a state of indolence and degradation, even of utter abjection.
RAMBLES IN WOMANLANDMAX O'RELL
Here the patience, the beauty, the abjection before the Devilish-Divine; there the defiance, the cult of the proud self.
APPEARANCESGOLDSWORTHY LOWES DICKINSON
For them supreme splendour found its effigy in extreme abjection.
THE GLOW-WORM AND OTHER BEETLESJEAN HENRI FABRE
There is in the young girl all the abjection of the cad and of the school-boy.
BAUDELAIRE: HIS PROSE AND POETRYCHARLES BAUDELAIRE
He wanted in that abjection to triumph over the entire East.
HISTORIA AMORIS: A HISTORY OF LOVE, ANCIENT AND MODERNEDGAR SALTUS
For in my abjection, I own I clutch at straws, miserably anxious for support.
THE GATELESS BARRIERLUCAS MALET
Unless thy law had been my meditation, I had then perhaps perished in my abjection.
THE EXCELLENCE OF THE ROSARYM. J. FRINGS

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