One can only hope he will accept his accolades with the grace and self-possession he has now.
For Ann Romney, let self-possession begin with something in a nice, bracing solid.
Our shock is not from indecency, but from the absence of self-possession, the ultimate bourgeois possession.
British-born, he had a level of self-possession that seemed virtually Bond-like in the urbanity vacuum of CBS prime time.
"No—no; it was those jewels," replied Bertha, who had not yet recovered her self-possession.
He had kept his hat on, and took it off to recover his self-possession.
Lucinda found her voice all at once, but hardly her self-possession.
Moreover, she was a little afraid of him; his self-possession was extraordinary.
He needed all the self-possession he had been years acquiring not to throw himself at her knees and declare his passion to her.
But in an instant the Californian seemed to have lost his self-possession.