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self-devotement

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Self-devotion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as self-devotion.

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Examples

  • For the good of the race, or of any (male) individual, she would immolate herself, even upon the altar of Hymen; and, since the number, who were to be benefited by such self-devotement, was small in New

    Western Characters or Types of Border Life in the Western States

  • “Give me your notion of a thorough self-devotement, self-forgetting,” he wrote a few years later to Miss Flower: the idea seems to have been already busy moulding his still embryonic invention of character.

    Robert Browning

  • "Give me your notion of a thorough self-devotement, self-forgetting," he wrote a few years later to Miss Flower: the idea seems to have been already busy moulding his still embryonic invention of character.

    Robert Browning

  • Then followed a burnt offering, expressive of their voluntary and entire self-devotement to the divine service.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • The knights, at their installation, took solemn vows of self-devotement to the cause of female honour; and ladies were constantly engaged as umpires at tournaments, took off the armour of the conquerors, and irivested them with magnificent robes.

    Female Scripture Biographies, Volume II

  • God, or who, from the high tone of their irreligious feeling, have ascended to an unusual degree of spiritual elevation of character, and whether called to labour abroad or at home, are desirous of an entire and incessant self-devotement to Jesus Christ.

    Female Scripture Biographies, Volume II

  • Nothing is so conducive to the true glory of a monarch, and the real interests of his people, as an entire self-devotement to the proper business of government.

    Female Scripture Biographies, Volume I

  • On every occasion she was present at appointed services, and so entire was her self-devotement to religion, that she was incessantly engaged in fasting and prayers.

    Female Scripture Biographies, Volume II

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