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self-containment

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  • Her powers as a bandraoi and sorceress seemed to rival those of the Fey, as did her air of regal self-containment.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Her powers as a bandraoi and sorceress seemed to rival those of the Fey, as did her air of regal self-containment.

    Earl of Durkness

  • However, Davutoglu's recurrent references to history in a series of speeches and media interviews have produced a certain uneasiness around Turkey and beyond -- including in Washington, as shown by some WikiLeaks cables -- with the perception that Ankara is gradually shifting from Kemalist self-containment to an offensive neo-Ottoman foreign policy.

    David Gosset: Chinese Prudence vs. US Recklessness

  • Her self-containment and reserved passion are impressively imagined – and there is a nice return-performance by James, comparing the relative merits of various American hostesses in Venice.

    The Empty Family by Colm Tóibín – Review

  • Mr. Oldman's emphasis is on self-containment, but what his Smiley seems to contain is all the wisdom of a blighted world.

    Nervy 'Young Adult' Dazzles by the Book

  • Looking at the painting's quiet self-containment makes you realise what Rossetti, Hunt and the rest of the Brotherhood were after when they embarked in 1848 on their homage to the "pre-Raphaelites".

    In Search of a Masterpiece by Christopher Lloyd – review

  • Watching him is to be reminded of a time when intelligence, grace and self-containment were their own rewards.

    Grace and self-containment

  • Watching him is to be reminded of a time when intelligence, grace and self-containment were their own rewards.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Her powers as a bandraoi and sorceress seemed to rival those of the Fey, as did her air of regal self-containment.

    Earl of Durkness

  • As she's aged, the 67-year-old star has continued to project tantalizing self-containment while playing beautiful older women with complicated pasts.

    A Belle de Cinema in New York

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