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How to use self-mastery in a sentence
He was supposed to exhibit sophrosyne, or self-mastery, and overindulging in food, drink or sex was a sign that a man was weak.Diet Like Jesus: What the Bible Says About How to Eat | Candida Moss | October 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yet this extreme display of self-mastery, assuming that is what it was, did not rule out other forms of self-indulgence.
Was it his moment of iron self-mastery that brought her with outstretched, clinging arms towards him?The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
A new life was burning in his veins, and for the first time since his boyhood he doubted his absolute self-mastery.The New Tenant | E. Phillips Oppenheim
At length he rose, with a strong effort at self-mastery, some contempt of his weakness, and much remorse at his ungrateful envy.Lucretia, Complete | Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Slowly and with a strong self-mastery, Ham came to his feet.Destiny | Charles Neville Buck
She forced herself to laugh; even then the woman's self-mastery was something astounding.A Noble Woman | Ann S. Stephens
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