His doctrine may be summed up in a word: he teaches self-renunciation. From Wordnik.com. [A Literary History of the English People From the Origins to the Renaissance] Reference
Viewed in a certain light, it would be an act of noble self-renunciation. From Wordnik.com. [Exodus From The Long Sun]
He feels the calm of self-renunciation, but united with no monkish indolence. From Wordnik.com. [Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843] Reference
Divine glory, and with a depth of self-renunciation on the part of the writers. From Wordnik.com. [Museum of Antiquity A Description of Ancient Life] Reference
The way of sorrows, the way of pain, the way of self-renunciation, the way of My cross. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2010-03-01] Reference
It does really disturb me that material self-renunciation has become part of the image of "the left". From Wordnik.com. [Rad Geek People’s Daily – 2008 – September – 13] Reference
It does really disturb me that material self-renunciation has become part of the image of “the left”. From Wordnik.com. [On class consciousness] Reference
Joan was not more selfish than the young generally are; she had hours of noble self-renunciation and generosity. From Wordnik.com. [The Shield of Silence] Reference
The terrible deed of self-renunciation was over, and familiar faces actually were smiling upon her and wishing her joy. From Wordnik.com. [Marcia Schuyler] Reference
The little mermaid is doomed, but she ultimately finds redemption in her self-renunciation, and comes to a better place. From Wordnik.com. [The Little Mermaid] Reference
Perhaps the labor and patience and self-renunciation that are necessary to the regeneration of the world are to come from women. From Wordnik.com. [Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885] Reference
So with Lizzy: life had taught her; and the one bitter truth of self-renunciation she had wrung out of it must tell itself somehow. From Wordnik.com. [The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 69, July, 1863] Reference
The ideal of giving, of enriching, in fine, of self-renunciation in response to the highest call of humanity is the other and complementary ideal. From Wordnik.com. [Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose His Life and Speeches] Reference
And following its teaching, he journeyed through self-renunciation to freedom and communal life, after repentance for his wanderings, expiation and regeneration. From Wordnik.com. [Popular Science Monthly Oct, Nov, Dec, 1915 — Volume 86] Reference
Let none take this noble work in hand without a desire to give, in its degree, the best work that can be given in absolute self-renunciation, humility, and reverence. From Wordnik.com. [The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII: No. 353, October 2, 1886.] Reference
In it, as Sudana, he fulfilled “the Perfections,” his distinguishing attribute being entire self-renunciation and alms-giving, so that in the Nidana Katha is made to say. From Wordnik.com. [A Record of Buddhistic Kingdoms] Reference
I tried to escape from my love by self-renunciation, and tried to devise a joy in the. From Wordnik.com. [The Cossacks] Reference
Do we help him, unseen, towards that act of charity, humiliation, or self-renunciation?. From Wordnik.com. [Gold Dust A Collection of Golden Counsels for the Sanctification of Daily Life] Reference
It delights in the garb of humility, and finds its food in the profession of self-renunciation. From Wordnik.com. [Humanity in the City] Reference
Was it wrong of the woman to perform this act of self-renunciation, yielding up all things to love?. From Wordnik.com. [All Roads Lead to Calvary] Reference
In the eyes of modernity, the very concept of self-renunciation appears as a form of psychopathology. From Wordnik.com. [Commonweal Magazine] Reference
"But I would die"; and in the deep self-renunciation of the hero who, in heartbreaking anguish, prayed. From Wordnik.com. [Elementary Guide to Literary Criticism] Reference
He felt it was shame to him that he could not rise at once to the height of her splendid self-renunciation. From Wordnik.com. [The Woman Who Did] Reference
Today they are ceremonial, with works of charity, self-renunciation or religious mendicancy generally added. From Wordnik.com. [India's Problem, Krishna or Christ] Reference
Our tenderness and self-renunciation seem strong when our egoism has had its day -- when, after our mean striving for. From Wordnik.com. [The Lifted Veil] Reference
Yet, in spite of all that such a vocation meant of self-renunciation, year after year the Mission Priests increased in number. From Wordnik.com. [Life of St. Vincent de Paul] Reference
For it bound us all together, hand in hand; it taught us endurance, self-dependence, and, best of all lessons, self-renunciation. From Wordnik.com. [John Halifax, Gentleman] Reference
The Hebrews may have written a book that teaches, of all others, self-renunciation, but the way they taught it was self-assertion. From Wordnik.com. [The Lost Art of Reading] Reference
He half believed it himself; at least, he remembered the nobility of the mother's self-renunciation and its effect upon the two men. From Wordnik.com. [A Ward of the Golden Gate] Reference
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