Unselfishness


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Unselfishness

See also Dedication.
Arden, Enoch
returned castaway; keeps identity secret from wife to preserve her “new life” happiness. [Br. Lit.: Enoch Arden]
Bartholomea Capitanio and Vincentia Gerosa, Sts.
founded order to nurse sick, teach young. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 58]
Bergerac, Cyrano de
composed eloquent love letters for another. [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]
Carton, Sydney
allows himself to be guillotined in place of Charles Darnay. [Br. Lit.: Dickens A Tale of Two Cities]
Cratchit, Bob
ill-paid clerk; uncomplainingly supports large family. [Br. Lit.: A Christmas Carol]
Goriot, Père
generosity to daughters caused his own poverty. [Fr. Lit.: Père Goriot]
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The former Olympique Lyon man has already found the back of the net 13 times in both the La Liga and the Champions League, while his unselfishness has already produced him 9 assists (11 in all competitions).
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The program, whose theme is 'And the Lord Wondered That There was No Intercessor,' suggests the use of the Wise Men's gifts as symbols of intercession: myrrh, symbol of intercession for the sorrows of the world; frankincense, symbol of intercession for all members of the church family in every nation; gold, symbol of intercession for the refining spirit of all mankind with dross consumed, our world to be rebuilt with generosity and unselfishness. ...
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