So, it is difficult for me to understand why you speak of Abraham as "a self-exile for conscience sake."
She contemplated her self-exile from her friends with small joy.
The Archduke John espoused the popular side, and the result was the self-exile of the Prince.
More than once, since her self-exile from her companions, Jerry had thought of this.
His four years' self-exile in Europe, I am told, was a humiliating banishment from the loyal and patriotic.
The girl wondered, often, the cause of that self-exile, but no word or sign gave her any clew.
And Shakespeare had oft-times felt this anxiety during the time his self-exile lasted.