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Usage Examples for ABNEGATION

  1. They fought by the example of abnegation they gave, by the moral force with which they inspired the men in the trenches. - "Fighting France" by Stephane Lauzanne
  2. There was no longer any violent opposition to overcome by energetic action and self- abnegation, no enemy with arms in his hands whom they must conquer. - "The Story of Malta" by Maturin M. Ballou
  3. It has its parallel only in the self- abnegation of the dying hero on the battle- field, who put away from his parched lips the cup of water tendered to him, and directed that it be given to a wounded soldier suffering in agony by his side, saying, " His need is greater than mine." - "Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California with Other Sketches; To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the State" by Stephen Field; George C. Gorham
  4. Sometimes he almost terrified her with the violence of his passionate abnegation. - "Command" by William McFee
  5. For, apart from all else, apart from the certainty that if he went to her as the great Laparde she would only bid him return again, not in bitterness but in her splendid self- abnegation, apart from this- how else could he make her believe him? - "The Belovéd Traitor" by Frank L. Packard
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