self-mastery

[ self-mas-tuh-ree, -mah-stuh-, self- ]SEE DEFINITION OF self-mastery
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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.

As he lost his self-mastery, he also seemed to lose his self-respect.

Augustine was again silent for a moment, and he strove for self-mastery.

Gessner heard him with that self-mastery to which his whole life had trained him.

The meeting in London was the only occasion where he lost his self-mastery in public.

It is this thought of self-mastery which is the key to the Æneid.

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