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self-renouncement

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  • Catholic practice -- to slacken or modify the harshness of that life of self-renouncement, solitude, unpopularity, to which he had vowed himself for years -- to conceal from her the more startling and difficult of his convictions.

    Helbeck of Bannisdale — Volume II

  • Give me their health, and there is no spiritual experience of those earlier years -- no resolve of duty, or work of mercy, no work of self-renouncement, no solemnity of thought, no joy in the life and aspects of nature -- that would not still be mine; and this without the least reference or regard to any purely personal reward or punishment looming in the future.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

  • There is a want of sympathy, tenderness, meekness, reverence, submission of will, self-renouncement: sometimes there is a tone which is even selfish, imperious, heartless, or worldly.

    Sermons. Volume the Second.

  • Even in the most sacred things, and in the holiest actions, and with the precepts of self-renouncement in their mouths, there is a some thing, not so much as a word, but a tone, a look, an air, which expresses in full the presence and consciousness of a will not dead to its own choice.

    Sermons. Volume the Second.

  • And yet in the midst of all, by secret self-denial and self-renouncement, they have lived a life of personal poverty in the presence of luxury and splendour.

    Sermons. Volume the Second.

  • If by that time you have not forsaken Him, you will be nearer still, walking in strange, it may be solitary paths, in ways that are "called desert;" but knowing Him, as now you know Him not, with a fulness of knowledge, and a bowing of heart, and a holy self-renouncement, and a joy that you are altogether His.

    Sermons. [Vol. I.]

  • The world not only has no power to conform them to itself, but it becomes a sort of counter-pressure, which forces them to take shelter in a secret life of self-renouncement.

    Sermons. [Vol. I.]

  • After this profession had been made at my altar, the prince wisely decided that the man should dress differently than other laymen as a sign of his self-renouncement and as a reminder to him that he had a superior to whom he had to submit.

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  • After this profession had been made at my altar, the prince wisely decided that the man should dress differently than other laymen as a sign of his self-renouncement and as a reminder to him that he had a superior to whom he had to submit.

    WN.com - Articles related to PPD and Microsoft to Deliver Innovative REMS Solution Based on Microsoft Technologies

  • After this profession had been made at my altar, the prince wisely decided that the man should dress differently than other laymen as a sign of his self-renouncement and as a reminder to him that he had a superior to whom he had to submit.

    WN.com - Articles related to PPD and Microsoft to Deliver Innovative REMS Solution Based on Microsoft Technologies

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