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The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute.
... so large a portion of those who hold much capital, instead of using their various advantages for the greatest good of those ar ...
The moment of desire! the moment of desire! The virgin
That pines for man shall awaken her womb to enormous joys
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The author's hegemony must be broken. It is impossible to go too far in fanatical self-denial or fanatical self-renunciation: I am ...
There is a great deal of self-denial and manliness in poor and middle-class houses, in town and country, that has not got into lit ...
A self-denial, no less austere than the saint's, is demanded of the scholar. He must worship truth, and forgo all things for that, ...
Like all high functionaries, he deemed it indispensable religiously to sustain his dignity; one of the most troublesome things in ...
Fat is a way of saying "no" to powerlessness and self-denial.
Self-denial is not a virtue: it is only the effect of prudence on rascality.
Before we drained out one another's force
With lies, self-denial, unspoken regret
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