Times have changed, and now I enter Calais self-reliant and rational.
Miss Sommerton rose and stepped with firm, self-reliant tread on the landing.
She was never a conceited, but she had often been a self-reliant woman.
It was frank and self-reliant, and, oddly enough, had a look that was almost tender.
Yet there is something powerful, self-reliant, inevitable about it.