Dey cum back ter de big house en take all de sweet milk in de dairy house, en help 'emselfs ter evvy thing in de smoke houses.
For is not death also a bugbear of Other People, not at all of my own selfs making?
The preceding adhikarana had shown that the five selfs (consisting of food, mind, and so on), which the Taitt.
The selfs or solid colors must have every hair of the same color.
Young folks no 'count and works to sorter git by their own selfs.
I was heavy in spirit, my conscience accused me of a wrong to one of the “selfs” in me,—for we have several selfs, I think.
There are a number of selfs in that sentence, likewise in the idea and in my mind at the time.
Us ladies is musin our selfs er makin dis ole fing farly howl.
While, in the case of the selfs consisting of food and so on, a further inner Self is duly mentioned each time.
For Kapila, by acknowledging a plurality of selfs, does not admit the doctrine of there being one universal Self.
Old English self, seolf, sylf "one's own person, -self; own, same," from Proto-Germanic *selbaz (cf. Old Norse sjalfr, Old Frisian self, Dutch zelf, Old High German selb, German selb, selbst, Gothic silba), Proto-Germanic *selbaz "self," from PIE *sel-bho-, suffixed form of root *s(w)e-, pronoun of the third person and reflexive (referring back to the subject of a sentence), also used in forms denoting the speaker's social group, "(we our-)selves" (see idiom).
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth. [Alan Watts]Its use in compounds to form reflective pronouns grew out of independent use in Old English. As a noun from early 14c.
n. pl. selves (sělz)
The total, essential, or particular being of a person; the individual.
One's consciousness of one's own being or identity; the ego.