self-denyingly love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a self-denying manner.

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Examples

  • Absolutely all, with Allegre self-denyingly on her right hand, with that impenetrable air of guardianship.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • She came in every day, and she self-denyingly kept her promise.

    The Woman in White

  • And in particular, how mercifully hath the Lord dealt with this poor county of Worcester, in raising up so many who do credit to the sacred office, and self-denyingly and freely, zealously and unweariedly, lay out themselves for the good of souls!

    The Reformed Pastor

  • Oh! if they would faithfully, humbly, and self-denyingly lay out themselves for Christ and his Church, and never think of titles and reputation, they should then have honor whether they would or not; but by gaping after it, they lose it: for, this is the case of virtue's shadow, ` What follows I fly; what flies, the same I follow. '

    The Reformed Pastor

  • He opened a school, began stated services of worship, and went about among the people, living simply, self-denyingly, and prayerfully.

    Stories Worth Rereading

  • Co. Professor Fisher, in allowing the subject of this biography to tell the story of his life, restricts himself very self-denyingly to here and there a line of introduction or comment.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866

  • Touching ecclesiastical officers, the apostle's evident scope is to urge them not to be proud of their spiritual gifts, (which in those days abounded,) but to think soberly, self-denyingly of themselves, and to use all their gifts well.

    The Divine Right of Church Government by Sundry Ministers Of Christ Within The City Of London

  • On the other hand, (we speak it advisedly,) no class of men in Europe strive more earnestly and self-denyingly to improve the condition of those dependent on them, to build good houses for their tenants, open schools for the children, and drain and fertilize the land.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 103, May, 1866

  • Absolutely all, with Allgre self-denyingly on her right hand, with that impenetrable air of guardianship.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • Absolutely all, with Allègre self-denyingly on her right hand, with that impenetrable air of guardianship.

    The Arrow of Gold : A Story Between Two Notes

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