The truth is that he suffered cruelly after renouncing
his studies and seeing himself condemned to a life of manual labor.
an extensive legal practice which had been yielding him an annual income of more than $ 20, 000, the Mahatma dispersed all his wealth to the poor.
They had not understood then, but now they knew it was her way of renouncing
the happy school days which she must give up because of her father's illness; and they were ashamed of their indifference.