Maybe this is better than self-denying ascetic teenage subculture anarchism.
Love should be prepared to give as well as to receive—to be self-denying when self-denial is required of it.
He wonders if there is such a thing as her being too sensible, too self-denying!
We do not learn for learning's sake, we are not self-denying for the sake of self-denial, but all is for fuller and richer living.
Had they ever reflected on the heroism of women, on their self-denying, unrewarded labour?
They have such an eatable look that the most self-denying stranger can hardly keep his hands off.
Alchemists were, certainly, men of pure lives, self-denying and humble.
Such are the self-denying, humble, and glorious achievements of the successors of John Howard!
I hate all kind of strictness, and duty, and self-denying, and that kind of thing.
To be prudent and self-denying is not always an exhilarating process for sweet and twenty.