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.