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Gentle persons, breaking from the lines of self-restraint, run to a curious violence in emotion.
She had learned thoroughly the lesson of patience and of self-restraint, and she resolved for the present to continue to teach.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
The fatallest furies of scientific are consistent with the most noble powers of self-restraint and self-sacrifice.
THE EAGLE'S NESTJOHN RUSKIN
Resignation and self-restraint are admirable qualities, but admirable in proportion to the force of the opposing temptation.
HOURS IN A LIBRARYLESLIE STEPHEN
Also, it is to be noted that great powers of self-restraint may be attained by very vulgar persons, when it suits their purposes.
Its message was that of conquest, of iron self-mastery and self-restraint.
THE FAR HORIZONLUCAS MALET
Mary was proud of him, proud of his courage and self-restraint.
MARY-'GUSTAJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
He went out of the room with a stealthy, slinking haste, as though he feared lest the self-restraint of his victor might fail.
Thus the tranquillity and self-restraint of Greek art yield to a passionate and trenchant realisation of the actual romance.
RENAISSANCE IN ITALY VOL. 3JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Moreover, by schooling him in obedience to the Law, it planted in him some of Arts essentials, self-restraint and close attention.
THE BBUR-NMA IN ENGLISHBABUR, EMPEROR OF HINDUSTAN

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