Then it was that Chip's native chivalry and self-mastery were put to test.
His self-mastery is the gift of his creator, and oppression, only, can take it away.
It arrived just at the427 moment when Joel was at the end of his self-mastery.
The scorn in the words came from the effort at self-mastery.
With a violent effort at self-mastery, I approached the table again.