Origin of self-command
Examples from the Web for self-command
If you are upset, you will lack the self-command to hear opposing views, without which you cannot even stand wisely on your own.
Weekes was equally chilled, but had superior sagacity and self-command.Astoria|Washington Irving
It was not often that Janetta lost patience, but a word against her father was sufficient to upset her self-command nowadays.A True Friend|Adeline Sergeant
It may all be true, that they can do just as well as the artist, but in appearance and self-command they may be deficient.Seed Thoughts for Singers|Frank Herbert Tubbs
For once startled out of her self-command, Elizabeth gave a little cry, while her father staggered back against the wall.Beatrice|H. Rider Haggard
The muscles of Balthazar's mouth played convulsively, the twitching of the lip seeming to threaten a loss of self-command.The Headsman|James Fenimore Cooper