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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.
But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
The children possessed themselves of the tent, and Mrs. Pontellier went over to join them.
Tausig possessed this repose in a technical way, and his touch was marvellous; but he never drew the tears to your eyes.
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.
I must aspire to the agitating transports of self-devotion, in scenes of sacrifice and peril!

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