Thesaurus / renunciation

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Luther's opposition to the peasants was his renunciation of the ephemeral favour of the people.

How harsh, how unreasonable would Christianity be if it exacted from man the renunciation of earthly riches!

With a heavy sense of bitterness and renunciation he moved slowly forward.

The MasqueraderKatherine Cecil Thurston

Sympathy with their happiness, he added, should cheer his own life of renunciation.

A Noble NameClaire Von Glmer

Strong moral power is produced by exercise, by endurance, renunciation, rather than by gratification.

General D'Hubert, looking on the ground, moved slightly his hand in a hopeless gesture of renunciation.

A Set of SixJoseph Conrad

The objective cause of all this tumult and flame and renunciation seemed ridiculously inadequate in the eyes of others.

The King of Navarre, madame, yielded to the desire of his brethren, and his renunciation was ready.

Marguerite de ValoisAlexandre Dumas

I have always had a fair amount of courage, I have always done what I had to do, but this renunciation, this hideous acquiescence.

WomanMagdeleine Marx

That they would not allow him the peace and the pathetic liberty of renunciation drove Wade frantic.

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