Origin of self-collected
Examples from the Web for self-collected
Accomplished and self-collected as he usually was, he could not wholly conceal the hell within.Godolphin, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
And so she counsels him about his face—like a self-collected, trustworthy woman.
She was still very pale, but now also very calm; the most self-collected one in that room of death.Cruel As The Grave|Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
To be self-collected in danger is one of the signs of courage.The Days of Chivalry|Ernest Louis Victor Jules L'Epine
Previously to it I was calm, considerate, and self-collected.Edgar Huntley|Charles Brockden Brown