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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Self-content self-complacency
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  • Sila-Prabhrita
    “Mercy to living beings, self restraint, truth, honesty, chastity and contentment, right faith and knowledge, and austerity are but the entourage of morality.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. self, seolf, sylf; Dut. zelf, Ger. selbe, Goth. silba.


In literature:

Restored to complete self-possession by this discovery, I examined the box and its contents with an air of polite curiosity.
"The Bronze Hand" by Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)
Jest yo' content yo'self an' rest.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
It is necessary to control one's self and to be contented.
"Hortense, Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
And he was not counted a good, but a dangerous man, that would not contente him selfe with 7.
"Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation'" by William Bradford
We dare not rest content with a neat doctrine of self-crucifixion.
"The Pursuit of God" by A. W. Tozer
Why content one's self with anything short of that?
"Lippincott's Magazine, November 1885" by Various
Under the sheltering wings of a self the matter of unreason can lodge itself as safely as any other kind of content.
"The Will to Believe" by William James
Seek not, even from Him, holiness in yourself; let self be abased, and be content that the Holiness is His.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
As for Jimmy, he was content to curl up on a sofa and act the part of self-appointed judge.
"The Radio Boys at the Sending Station" by Allen Chapman
The man himself was well content, and increasingly self-satisfied.
"Captain Desmond, V.C." by Maud Diver
There was, to tell the truth, even a slight shade of self-content and approbation upon his handsome countenance.
"The Perpetual Curate" by Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
This was an amiable reflection and one that ministered greatly to his self-content.
"Aladdin of London" by Sir Max Pemberton
In Tresco's pocket was the intercepted correspondence, upon his face was a look of happiness and self-contentment.
"The Tale of Timber Town" by Alfred Grace
Whan Turpin sawe there was none other remedy, he helde him selfe contente.
"Shakespeare Jest-Books;" by Unknown
Have I then advanced so far towards self-comprehension as to have attained content of mind?
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
To the world their serious faces were never deformed by the suspicion of any simper of self-contentment.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The complexity of history is self-evident; we must for the present at least content ourselves with complex interpretations of it.
"The Planters of Colonial Virginia" by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
The individualized self, which I believe to be the only thing properly called self, is a part of the content of the world experienced.
"Essays in Radical Empiricism" by William James
Martin puts his hands in his pockets and saunters along with his pipe in his mouth in silent self-content.
"The Silent Mill" by Hermann Sudermann
And the days wore on, with the prisoner fighting hard with self, to be contented with her lot.
"Cursed by a Fortune" by George Manville Fenn

In poetry:

O self-forgetful, to rejoice
For that Heaven’s entrance had been found
By the Beloved: thou content
Thenceforth, alone to close life’s round!
"To The Virgin Mary" by Mary Hannay Foott
My self, my seruice, both is due,
Both bonde by duety, vnto yow,
My wealthe to meane, for to present yow
A present then, I shame to mak it,
Nor with your honor stands, to tak it,
Thus nought is myne, that could content yow.
"The Avthor To His Patrone" by Patrick Gordon

In news:

Safeway Rewarding Self Improvement Pledge Safeway content from Supermarket News.
The CRM telecommunications specialist launched Amdocs 6, an integrated portfolio of billing, CRM, self-service, order management, and content-revenue management software.
Despite its dubious methodology and predictably self-serving results, the June 2012 "Dyle Mobile TV Data Report" does confirm the growing demand for mobile video content.
In addition to being the new senior multimedia content producer and a longtime member of the Black Enterprise family, I have co-written two plays in the past seven years that I self-produced off-off Broadway.
My contention is that copyright enforcement in the digital realm, though it's obviously had a pretty bumpy history, isn't self-evidently impossible.
Iran also claims its technicians are working on a self-contained Internet that would somehow give authorities the ability to filter content.
But thanks to the toymakers at Kenner, no self-respecting Star Wars fan was ever content to simply watch the movies.
This person needs to be a team player, self-starter and willing to take charge of the newscast content.
Syndicate content RSS - self- reliance .
Marc Rudov, the self-proclaimed "No Nonsense Man" is causing controversy with his contention that real men should boycott Valentine 's Day, which he calls "Nomance Day.
Frances Benjamin Johnston's self-portraits show a woman was never content playing just one role.

In science:

Self-gravity is taken into account in all simulations but the stellar content of NGC 2915 is neglected.
On the Spiral Structure of NGC 2915 and Dark Matter
Once a microlensing event is detected it is important, given the aim to probe the halo content in form of MACHO, to find out its origin, namely, whether it is due to self-lensing within M31 or to a MACHO.
Microlensing towards M31: candidates and perspectives
We therefore avoid the repetition but give a brief discussion to keep the article self-content.
Random Matrices with Correlated Elements: A Model for Disorder with Interactions
We will prefer, however, to present the study in a self contained way because explicit reference to the content of the aforementioned papers for the three models employed would make a common notation difficult and the manuscript inconveniently readable.
On non existence of tokamak equilibria with purely poloidal flow
Although we would have preferred to make this paper self-contained, repeating all the necessary definitions from would take us too far afield, and we will be forced to assume that the reader has a certain familiarity with its contents.
A canonical form for some piecewise defined functions
With the mobile device converging into a single “communicator”, we could expect self-created content like videos to be shared using this protocol. In the Extended MCP we have the opportunity of using context-awareness using sampling to determine the best usage of mobile peer resources.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
Peers were assumed to all share content and use an altruistic sharing policy. Each peer had a set period for messages broadcast. The behavior exhibited was very similar to that of a perfectly spreading infectious virus, where the virus had no self destructive characteristics.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
Assuming that the eleven tubes are nearly uniform in gas content, construction and electric field shape over the period of data taking, the relationship between drift radius is found through a self calibrating process, by minimizing the χ2 of the radius function and track radius of each tube.
A 1 mm Scintillating Fibre Tracker Readout by a Multi-anode Photomultiplier
As the designed solution is self-stabilizing, we have to deal with arbitrary initiated token content.
Universal adaptive self-stabilizing traversal scheme: random walk and reloading wave
If this procedure had been implemented, it would not of course go against the self-commutativity contents of Naimark’s theorems.
Pseudo-Unitary Dynamics of Free Relativistic Quantum Mechanical Twofold Systems
We conclude that our iterative scheme is a new tool, which can be used to model both the dominant stellar populations and the dust content in a self-consistent way.
A multi-wavelength study of the Magellanic-type galaxy NGC 4449. I. Modelling the spectral energy distribution, the ionisation structure and the star formation history
We assume that the content of the “superrelativity principle” is as follow: The general unitary motion of pure quantum states may be local ly reduced to geodesic motion in the projective Hilbert space by introduction of some gauge (compensation) field for self- preservation of the geodesic field configuration (droplet).
Quantum theory requires gravity and superrelativity
We have the opportunity to check whether observations, stellar pulsation and stellar evolution theories give a self-consistent picture for two low metallicities and different chemical content.
EROS differential studies of Cepheids in the Magellanic Clouds : Stellar pulsation, stellar evolution and distance scale
Whether these organisms are really self-sufficient was a matter of contention.
Astrophysics in 2005
We thus now have a description of the field content of the self-dual string.
M-theory branes and their interactions