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  • Whatever the European sovereigns and commanders may do to countenance Bonaparte, and to cause me, and us in general, annoyance and mortification, our opinion of Bonaparte cannot alter.
  • The older part may go back as early as the 3rd century B.C., and it sets out more especially the Jain doctrine of tapas or self-mortification, in contradistinction to the Buddhist view, which condemned asceticism.
  • But while he insists on repentance and mortification, he says nothing about public confession or discipline.
  • Lord Auckland had the double mortification of seeing his policy a complete failure and of being superseded before his errors could be rectified.
  • If the flow of arterial blood only is arrested, the part depending upon it for nutrition becomes numb, cold and shrivelled, and the form of mortification known as dry gangrene occurs.
 

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