the wholesome restraint of discipline is but little known among this self-abandoned
, relaxed, and effortless, I seemed to have laid me down in the dried-up bed of a great river; I heard a flood loosened in remote mountains, and felt the torrent come: to rise I had no will, to flee I had no strength.
He left the fire; he put the ax away softly in a corner; he sat down in his old place, deliberately self-abandoned
to a frenzy of vindictive joy.
Tempted and friendless, self-abandoned
to the evil impulse of the moment, this woman may have committed herself headlong to the act which she now vainly repents.
Sometimes Christians seem far nearer to those animals than to Christ in his simple poverty, self-abandoned