He paused, considering--then determined to go on again with his self-imposed
Thus far I did not even know whether my husband thought of me sometimes in his self-imposed
Whenever she fell below this self-imposed
standard she was miserable.
To Elizabeth, however, he voluntarily acknowledged that the necessity of his absence HAD been self-imposed
By night and day, at all times and seasons: always watchful, attentive, and solicitous, and never varying in the discharge of his self-imposed
duty to one so friendless and helpless as he whose sands of life were now fast running out and dwindling rapidly away: he was ever at his side.
Zarathustra steps on him unawares, and the slave of science, bleeding from the violence he has done to himself by his self-imposed
task, speaks proudly of his little sphere of knowledge--his little hand's breadth of ground on Zarathustra's territory, philosophy.
Aroused by this signal, slight as it was, he sprang upon his feet with a confused recollection of the self-imposed
duty he had assumed with the commencement of the night.
No one who knows me will doubt that the duty thus self-imposed
will be executed to the best of my ability, with all that rigid impartiality, all that cautious examination into facts, and diligent collation of authorities, which should ever distinguish him who aspires to the title of historian.
He was going, and, if not voluntarily going, voluntarily intending to stay away; for, excepting what might be due to his uncle, his engagements were all self-imposed
. He might talk of necessity, but she knew his independence.
It is lamentable to think of; but this restraint was the result of no arithmetical process, was self-imposed
in defiance of all calculation, and went dead against any table of probabilities that any Actuary would have drawn up from the premises.
Sikes to sleep, hurried on her self-imposed
mission to Rose Maylie, there advanced towards London, by the Great North Road, two persons, upon whom it is expedient that this history should bestow some attention.
"Sarvant, Master Tom," said he of the red locks, with a smile which seemed to break through a self-imposed
air of melancholy.