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668. Unselfishness (See also Dedication.)

  1. Arden, Enoch returned castaway; keeps identity secret from wife to preserve her new life happiness. [Br. Lit.: Enoch Arden ]
  2. Bartholomea Capitanio and Vincentia Gerosa, Sts. founded order to nurse sick, teach young. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 58]
  3. Bergerac, Cyrano de composed eloquent love letters for another. [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac ]
  4. Carton, Sydney allows himself to be guillotined in place of Charles Darnay. [Br. Lit.: Dickens A Tale of Two Cities ]
  5. Cratchit, Bob ill-paid clerk; uncomplainingly supports large family. [Br. Lit.: A Christmas Carol ]
  6. Goriot, Père generosity to daughters caused his own poverty. [Fr. Lit.: Père Goriot ]