In the great democracy of self-devotion private and general stand side by side.
They are awaited with interest, prepared for with solemnity, and endured with a self-devotion bordering on the heroic.
Then patriotism is eloquent; then self-devotion is eloquent.
The warriors were for following up their menace by some desperate act of vengeance or of self-devotion.
It very often happens like that when self-devotion is carried too far.
Is self-devotion to be of no more account to me, than it seemed to you?
This act of self-devotion he conceived to be due to his own honour and that of his countrymen.
She invites us with a smile to the noble life; from her we learn the self-devotion which she practises.
For all your toils and self-devotion, ample will be the retribution.
I ask you, for you know well, be it pride or be it self-devotion, what have I ever required in return for my love?