And as Prince Michael's eye rested upon the glowing face of the great clock in the tower, his smile, altruistic
as it was, became slightly tinged with contempt.
act is an act performed for the welfare of others.
After that altruistic
exploit Stevie was put to help wash the dishes in the basement kitchen, and to black the boots of the gentlemen patronising the Belgravian mansion.
'Martin Chuzzlewit' was a favorite book with him, and so was the 'Old Curiosity Shop.' No doubt a fancied affinity with Tom Pinch through their common love of music made him like that most sentimental and improbable personage, whom he would have disowned and laughed to scorn if he had met him in life; but it was a purely altruistic
sympathy that he felt with Little Nell and her grandfather.
And the altruistic
virtues have really prevented the carrying out of this aim.
'And a far greater flaw was that it was too altruistic
. It boomed you and it boomed Jane, but I didn't get a thing out of it.
Your desire for profits, which is sheer selfishness, you metamorphose into altruistic
solicitude for suffering humanity.
It was very simple, and at the end of that moving appeal to every altruistic
sentiment it blazed at you, luminous and terrifying, like a flash of lightning in a serene sky:
It is built on such altruistic
lines that an injury to any one part is the concern of all.
To legalize one-sided altruistic
transfers, Congress would also need to provide that a transaction involving the transfer of a kidney is lawful if at least one of the parties does not receive or transfer valuable consideration (as defined above).
Instead, their behavior can be either altruistic
SATURDAY king Johnny Murtagh will bid to cap an extraordinary year of Group 1 riding success by securing his first top-level victory as a trainer with Altruistic
in the Racing Post Trophy.