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"You say that the outer-world magicians derived their powers of soul from abnegation of the body," said the goddess.
THE GODDESS OF ATVATABARWILLIAM R. BRADSHAW
He then reached a state not of abnegation, but of philosophic open-mindedness or agnosticism.
THE "GENIUS"THEODORE DREISER
After this act of abnegation it was very satisfactory that the British force was the first to enter the Legations.
WITH THE ALLIES TO PEKINGEORGE ALFRED HENTY
She made a gesture of abnegation: "I don't think I've got much pride left."
Hence the Romish Church has always praised up virginity, which is simply an abnegation of sex.
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE
That Cavour accepted the task is the highest proof of his abnegation as a statesman.
THE LIBERATION OF ITALYCOUNTESS EVELYN MARTINENGO-CESARESCO
But its voice was soon stifled, and its children were rewarded for their abnegation by punishment, martyrdom and death.
There you see restraint, tense effort, abnegation—and victory—in one sense a spiritual triumph over the body.
FOR JACINTAHAROLD BINDLOSS
They stood forth as examples of endurance, abnegation — insensibility to shame and fear — free-spoken censure of others.
And is what is left—if anything is left—an adequate price for the abnegation of manhood?
FLOWERS OF FREETHOUGHTGEORGE W. FOOTE

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