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So shall you compass the glory of the whole world, and divest yourself of the abjectness of humanity.
WITCH, WARLOCK, AND MAGICIANWILLIAM HENRY DAVENPORT ADAMS
She fought against it, but the thought of Ditmar reduced to abjectness gained ground.
Nervous and cowed to abjectness as she was, she felt near the end of her endurance.
BEGGARS ON HORSEBACKF. TENNYSON JESSE
The wretched cur, before I could conclude, was on his knees begging for mercy with disgusting abjectness.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A POLICEMANWILLIAM RUSSELL (AKA THOMAS WATERS)
Then, as she leaned, the abjectness of her own position seemed suddenly borne in upon her.
TANTEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
The wretched cur, before I could conclude, was on his knees, begging for mercy with disgusting abjectness.
Then he described what had occurred in the board room, and in doing so dwelt chiefly on the abjectness of the girl's humiliation.
THE CHRISTIANHALL CAINE
But how could she speak words which would seem to him to be spoken only to remind him of the abjectness of his submission to her?
THE VICAR OF BULLHAMPTONANTHONY TROLLOPE
And seeing his utter abjectness, Iglesias' heart went out to the unhappy man in immense and unqualified pity.
THE FAR HORIZONLUCAS MALET
From this state of abjectness I was raised by a young woman of my own class.

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