National Convention, elected for one; Mother of Patriotism, self-elected, for another!
You cannot be pitied by your friends and equals, only by your self-elected superiors.
Such is the elation attendant on what a self-elected lady correspondent of mine from Scotland calls my "exciting career!"
The borough franchise was in the hands of the magistrates, who were self-elected.
Mr. Hurst knew that they wanted to take him before their own self-elected court, and went without hesitation.
And these were men, the makers of law, the self-elected rulers of the world.
All day long he was kept in his self-elected prison and pillory, bursting with rage and shame.
Charles would have to remain the self-elected lifelong victim that he was.
They are more formally designated “masters of the bench,” are self-elected and unrestricted as to numbers.
Our self-elected guide has spent seven years in Illinois and Indiana, peddling and store-keeping.