Yet we have just seen that the Greeks of old were too self-contained for their Italian brethren.
Each village community was self-contained, and had its own officers.
To him the subject-matter 23 of the science is self-contained.
His gloomy eye smouldered as it considered the self-contained buccaneer.
And he was cool, too; cool and self-contained; fearless and purposeful.
At the table-head Joseph still sat cool, self-contained, even amused.
This was not the quiet, self-contained man upon whom she had leaned for months.
Men like me are necessary to make room for self-contained, thinking men like you.
As a half-blood gypsy tinker he must have been self-contained and pleasant.
He looked pretty much like a self-sufficient, self-contained adult.