During the 2nd of June the fleets engaged again, and on this day the self-will of Van Tromp, who commanded the rear in the battle, and the misconduct of some of the ships in the van, prevented De Ruyter from making full use of his numbers.
The 6th is related to degrees of courage, resolution, rashness or timidity; the 7th indicates sensitiveness, morality, good conduct, or immorality, overbearing temper and self-will.
He quite agreed that self-will was the enemy; The was there no quicker way of checkmating it than T an interminable course of ecstasies and austerities?
" Reviewing what I have written, I see the discourse it self will lead to divers Experiments sufficient for its examination: And therefore I shall not trouble you further, than to describe one of those, which I have already insinuated.
Two wills, two minds made one in love divine: Self-will, but not my true will, wholly gone.
Our own self-will leads to many problems in our recovery.
Tho he is not servile or mercenary, he is the victim of self-will.
"There's nothing for me to understand," she cried out with resolute self-will, "he is wicked and heartless.
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