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Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Like every other Spanish general in supreme command abroad, Polavieja had his enemies in Spain.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Thanks to Berthier's admirable system, Bonaparte was kept in touch with every part of his command.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
They were never refused, for their recipients looked upon them much in the light of a royal command.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY

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