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  • he could not forget the cool ascetic hours in the laboratory
  • On the stone steps of the Main Medical, two minutes after, appeared beneath the arc-light a tall figure, ascetic, self-contained, apart.
  • He went home desolately ascetic, and longed for Orchid all the night.
  • Wish you could hear him being rude to me!" Twyford looked doubtful, his mother looked delicately shocked, and the five sons beefily looked nothing at all, while Martin raged on, trying to convey his vision of the barbarian, the ascetic, the contemptuous acolyte of science.

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  • The ascetic life has been more pronounced in Hinduism and Buddhism than in other major religions.
  • Most religions have or have had traces of asceticism in order to achieve a spiritual goal.

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