There were two new hotels-- one a "Temperance House," whose ascetic quality was confined only to the abnegation
of whiskey--a rival stage office, and a small one-storied building, from which the "Sierran Banner" fluttered weekly, for "ten dollars a year, in advance.
It is far more probably to be traced to the noble abnegation
of Self, which is one of the grandest--and to the credit of woman be it said--one of the commonest virtues of the sex.
Why is there so much negation and abnegation
in your hearts?
In a futuristic Chicago, society has been split into five communities - the selfless Abnegations
, smart Erudites, kind Amities, honest Candors and daring Dauntlesses.
The outer ring of Christianity is a rigid guard of ethical abnegations
and professional priests; but inside that inhuman guard you will find the old human life dancing like children, and drinking wine like men; for Christianity is the only frame for pagan freedom.