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War and Peace
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  • The English have not understood and cannot understand the self-abnegation of our Emperor who wants nothing for himself, but only desires the good of mankind.
  • She did not think of applying submission and self-abnegation to her own life, for she was accustomed to seek other joys, but she understood and loved in another those previously incomprehensible virtues.

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  • The monk practices self-abnegation.
  • Abnegation discourages anything done strictly for my own enjoyment,
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent

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