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Gone with the Wind
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  • The two faces looked down on the scene, two faces as different as could be possible in two men at the helm of so momentous an undertaking: Davis with the flat cheeks and cold eyes of an ascetic, his thin proud lips set firmly; Stephens with dark burning eyes deep socketed in a face that had known nothing but sickness and pain and had triumphed over them with humor and with fire—two faces that were greatly loved.

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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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