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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
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.
Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
History gives them scant notice, and the Federal government has failed to reward them as they deserve.
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
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
As guileless, though as self-reliant, gentlewomen as sequestered England could produce.

WORDS RELATED TO SELF-GOVERNMENT

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