Granted, Obama has the added advantage of facing a self-immolating opposition party.
It was love––aye, the love that alone makes men great, the love that lays down human life in self-immolating service.
One can only motive and explain this suicide by self-immolating love.
I should like to place a wreath on the tomb of another apostle of liberty—the dauntless, the self-immolating Colenso!
Her docile, yielding temper—her generous, self-immolating spirit—came back to his memory, to refute the idea that wronged her.
"It is one thing to be generous, and quite another to be a self-immolating ass," was one of the compliments he handed me.
In Elgin religious fervour was not beautiful, or dramatic, or self-immolating; it was reasonable.