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self-subjection

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  • The wine, with which Schedoni also had found it necessary to strengthen his own resolution, did not secure him from severe emotion, when he found himself again near Ellena; but he made a strenuous effort for self-subjection, as he demanded the dagger of Spalatro.

    The Italian

  • Give yourself a little time and read what he has to say about "self-subjection to a community of authority."

    Philocrites: April 2004 Archives

  • Give yourself a little time and read what he has to say about "self-subjection to a community of authority."

    Philocrites: Around the UU blogs.

  • Her little phrase of self-subjection, and its tremulous tone, called for another answer than this.

    New Grub Street

  • Still, Desdemona's commitment brings with it a condition of willing self-subjection: Othello will henceforth be her 'lord'.

    Shakespeare

  • Neither did he intend to starve the white man nor bring him to the point of madness from thirst; but accustomed to hours and days of self-subjection in which he neither ate, drank nor felt the need of material sustenance, he failed to take into account the inner cravings of a man when he had been tied for two nights to a ring in the wall.

    Leonie of the Jungle

  • All the instinctive movements of the primitive mind; its fear of the invisible, its self-subjection, its trust in ritual acts, amulets, spells, sacrifices, its tendency to localize Deity in certain places or shrines, to buy off the unknown, to set up magicians and mediators, are represented in it.

    The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day

  • The surrender is therefore made not in order that we may become limp pietists, but in order that we may receive more energy and do better work: by a humble self-subjection more perfectly helping forward the thrust of the Spirit and the primal human business of incarnating the

    The Life of the Spirit and the Life of To-day

  • Masochism merely simulates foot-fetichism; for the masochist the boot is not strictly a symbol, it is only an instrument which enables him to carry out his impulse; the true sexual symbol for him is not the boot, but the emotion of self-subjection.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 Erotic Symbolism; The Mechanism of Detumescence; The Psychic State in Pregnancy

  • But, being omnipotent, He could subject Himself to humiliations which no power less than His own could lay upon Him, and this self-subjection is the supreme evidence of His might as well of

    NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus

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