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  • noun Plural form of immolator.


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  • In the same way that admiration which all feel for acts of self-denial done for the good of others, and tending even towards the destruction of the actor, could hardly be accounted for on Darwinian principles alone; for self-immolators must but rarely leave direct descendants, while the community they benefit must by their destruction tend, so far, to {193} morally deteriorate.

    On the Genesis of Species St. George Mivart

  • The number of these self-immolators certainly amounted to many thousands.

    Russia Donald Mackenzie Wallace 1880

  • The holy race supplied the victim and the immolators.

    Tancred Or, The New Crusade Benjamin Disraeli 1842

  • The immolators were preordained like the victim, and the holy race supplied both.

    Lord George Bentinck A Political Biography Benjamin Disraeli 1842

  • Most of the immolators were Buddhist monks and nuns chanting for Tibetan freedom and the Dalai Lama 's return. News Robert Olsen 2012

  • China has branded the immolators as terrorists and blamed Tibetan separatist forces for fomenting hatred among the people.

    The Full Feed from The Huffington Post News Editors 2012

  • Buddhist monks and students across the globe, head the list of self-immolators in the modern world.

    The Hindu - Front Page 2010


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