self-possession


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And since I am writing for a fashion column, allow me to word it this way: I find a certain level of self-possession in women who are always stylish, always fashionable.
Consequently, their confidence can improve and with self-possession comes natural bravery.
Its changing cast of child actors were as precociously gifted as Matilda herself, with stage presence and self-possession way beyond their tender years - while Craige Els put on a towering performance in more ways than one as the hulking Miss Trunchbull.
Self-donating love starts with self-awareness, self-honesty, self-acceptance, self-care, and on to self-possession, self-mastery, and true selflessness.
Person and Act is a descriptive account of personal self-transcendence through human action, in which self-integration, self-possession, self-dominion, and self-determination culminate in self-gift.
These sculptural embodiments concretize self-possession and self-determination, themes that are further explored in Jubilee (study), and jubilee, both 2018.
The faces of young soldiers, especially the representative Tommy, have not had the chance to mature into Rylance's self-possession in their desperation to get off the beach.
A quiet and cool scheme of greys and blues gives her ample opportunity, not only to produce the remarkably convincing recession which brings her work into line with the modern tendencies, but also to fill the space around her well-chiselled form with visible atmosphere, that is to say light playing on air.' Piero della Francesca's pictures, like those of all great artists, project a timeless self-possession that continues to make them resonate.
He opens his piece by observing the ambiguity of the term "subject." On one hand, to be a subject is to claim self-possession. On the other hand, to be subject (i.e., to another) is to surrender human agency.
She writes that Mary Chamberlain's savoir faire and self-possession "has had the effect of considerably altering the ideas of Her Majesty with regard to the etiquette and social ethics that prevail at the White House" (84).
"She had thick blonde hair, big glasses, wore no make-up, and she had a sense of strength and self-possession I found magnetic.
Self-Possession: Being at Home in Conscious Performance.
Showing admirably little concern for the viewer's sympathy, Hunt hurls herself headlong into the role of this stubborn, controlling, self-satisfied, intensely judgmental woman, making it all the more gratifying when her veneer of self-possession begins to crack, and we start to warm to her in spite of ourselves.