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Within the past thirty years civilization has rapidly taken possession of this lovely region.
AMONG THE SIOUXR. J. CRESWELL
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.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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
The last-named building remained in the possession of the Unitarians until 1861, when it was sold to the Roman Catholics.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
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
The evening previous to his death he was walking about the farm, in the full possession of all his faculties of mind and body.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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