Myself

Definitions

  • I was goin' on the stage myself once
    I was goin' on the stage myself once
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • pron Myself I or me in person; -- used for emphasis, my own self or person; as I myself will do it; I have done it myself; -- used also instead of me, as the object of the first person of a reflexive verb, without emphasis; as, I will defend myself .
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Additional illustrations & photos:

I amused myself by dropping gingerbread nuts over the seat I amused myself by dropping gingerbread nuts over the seat

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • myself An emphatic or reflexive form of the first personal pronoun I or me, either nominative or (as originally) objective. In the nominative it is always used for emphasis, in apposition with 1 or alone; in the objective it is either reflexive or emphatic, being, when emphatic, usually in apposition with me. Compare himself, herself, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • pron Myself mī-self′ or me-self′ I or me, in person—used for the sake of emphasis and also as the reciprocal of me.
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Quotations

  • John Petworth
    John Petworth
    “I realized the problem was me and nobody could change me except myself.”
  • Dwight L. Moody
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    “I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.”
  • Carl Sandburg
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    “I have written some poetry that I don't understand myself.”
  • Joe Namath
    Joe Namath
    “What I do is prepare myself until I know I can do what I have to do.”
  • Count Leo Tolstoy
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    “I am always with myself and it is I who am my tormentor.”
  • Moses Malone
    Moses Malone
    “I'll always be number 1 to myself.”

Usage

In literature:

I have been myself, and I didn't make myself.
"The King's Mirror" by Anthony Hope
I found myself struggling hour after hour with a desire to try myself.
"The Blue Wall" by Richard Washburn Child
I threw myself into the thick of the thistles and brambles, scratching myself at every step.
"Nobody's Boy" by Hector Malot
For myself, I have had a variety of hair-breadth escapes from drowning.
"The Boy Tar" by Mayne Reid
What I have devoted myself to, I have devoted myself to completely.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
I have so placed myself that I must hear myself so called and bear it quietly; but I will not continue to be so used.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
I should be deceiving myself if I were to tell myself otherwise.
"The Vicar of Bullhampton" by Anthony Trollope
I have enough to do with myself, and enough in myself.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
To create for myself out of myself.
"Fantazius Mallare" by Ben Hecht
They fitted me, too, and I must confess that I looked at myself with considerable satisfaction when I had dressed myself.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
But as soon as they had taken their places I heard myself called.
"Daisy" by Elizabeth Wetherell
So far as the nomenclature was concerned, I might have fancied myself travelling upon the continent of Europe.
"The Wild Huntress" by Mayne Reid
I have never yet regarded myself as his wife; I did not wish to so regard myself.
"Lover or Friend" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
By waking one morning to find myself a spoiled man, and spoiled by myself, too.
"The First Violin" by Jessie Fothergill
But I will never say that I think evil of myself by hiding myself.
"Is He Popenjoy?" by Anthony Trollope
I strained every nerve to show her myself, to show her the very best of myself.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
I have had to ask myself, and I have told myself that I do not dare to love above my station in life.
"Marion Fay" by Anthony Trollope
I became a tool in the hands of those stronger than myself.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
Where I might have done myself good through shrewdness and foresight, I had simply made myself an object of pity.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach
I resolved to submit myself to a searching examination, to ascertain what I might about myself.
"A Day's Ride A Life's Romance" by Charles James Lever
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In poetry:

CARPOPHORUS.
Then, regarding not the perils,
I will own it. I myself
Am Carpophorus.
"The Two Lovers Of Heaven: Chrysanthus And Daria - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
I ask myself, Is this a dream?
Will it all vanish into air?
Is there a land of such supreme
And perfect beauty anywhere?
"Cadenabbia. Lake Of Como. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
And when I came to myself again,
I was drifting down the tide;
I was in the boat for the social port,
With a lady on each side.
"Ajax' Bashfulness" by Frank Barbour Coffin
World of sorrow, care, and change,
Even to myself I seem,
As adown thy vale I range,
Wandering in a dream:
All things are so strange.
"The Riddle Head" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
DARIA.
I, that I may not renew
Such reproaches, whilst you sing,
Whilst you read, in this clear spring
Thoughtfully myself shall view.
"The Two Lovers Of Heaven: Chrysanthus And Daria - Act I" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Then hateful is the morning hour,
That calls me from the dream of bliss,
To find myself still lone, and hear
The same dull sounds again.
"The Shipwrecked Solitary's Song To The Night" by Henry Kirke White

In news:

I don't even care about myself.
I consider myself a spiritual person, but I'm not religious in a traditional sense.
I'm always going to second-guess myself after that.
A few weeks ago, I put myself up for auction.
I need to educate myself.
Ike most people who have written about Richard M Nixon, certainly including myself, Stephen E Ambrose has a hard time pinning his man down.
I find myself increasingly daydreaming about opening a surf shop on some distant tropical island or a restaurant anywhere but here.
Celebrating its birth and the fact I didn't kill myself on the floor.
I was driving around the other day and found myself looking at subdivisions, shopping centers, apartment complexes and trailer parks.
I've never considered myself a great cook.
"Allow me to introduce myself.".
"He said I haven't been myself for the past month, or however long, and he wants me to get back to that," he said, adding he wasn't surprised by the move.
I just couldn't bring myself to do it.
TSM"Tonight is the night," I say to myself as I cut up the broccoli for dinner.
More often I found myself stifling giggles at the horrible computer-generated images and painful facial expressions of Robert Pattinson, aka Edward.
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In science:

Recent results on prompt photons in DIS in ZEUS were presented by myself.
Photon 2009 - Experimental Summary
In fact, I did not consider myself the code owner of the testing code.
Introducing Automated Regression Testing in Open Source Projects
When analyzing the contributions of developers to the testing effort, we find that besides myself as the innovator and the aforementioned maintainer there were two notable individuals who contributed extensively to testing.
Introducing Automated Regression Testing in Open Source Projects
I will limit myself to the following remark.
The Interpretation of Wave Mechanics with the help of Waves with Singular Regions
Can one perform network and system administration (NSA) on the basis of ICCL?16 By including a paper on instruction sequences in I have committed myself to a negative answer to this question.
Informal Control code logic
Perinotti, and myself have shown how QT can be entirely derived from purely informational principles, i. e.
Physics as quantum information processing
In the next few sections I will try to survey some of Nigel’s contributions to Banach space theory. I will restrict myself to problems of an isometric nature, but even this narrower area is still so rich that omissions and misconceptions will be inevitable.
Nigel Kalton's work in isometrical Banach space theory
Let me commit myself to some personal recollections at this stage.
Nigel Kalton's work in isometrical Banach space theory
NAOJ+ is the SN group chie fly consisting of the sta ffs in the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (myself, T.
Multiple physical elements to determine the gravitational-wave signatures of core-collapse supernovae
Following this research, the fall of 2009 and spring of 2010, were spent on further research by myself.
Volumes in Hyperbolic Space
In order to understand the same results from the gauge side we will need a bit of pedagogical introduction: the resolution will be given by the idea of short color correlation time by Zahed and myself .
Toward the AdS/CFT dual of the "Little Bang"
This prediction is also not far from reality6 The generalization to non-central collisions has been done by Lin and myself .
Toward the AdS/CFT dual of the "Little Bang"
In short, we propose a simple form for Lublinsky and myself recently address both issues. the function F (w) and calculate the entropy produced, from the time wi on.
Toward the AdS/CFT dual of the "Little Bang"
This method was used by Yahya and myself to prove Theorem 5 in .
Small Doubling and Additive Structure Modulo a Prime
The examples provided here (ringdown tests of the black hole “no-hair” theorem, bosonic superradiant instabilities in rotating black holes and gravitational-wave tests of massive scalar-tensor theories) are shamelessly biased towards recent research by myself and my collaborators.
Astrophysical black holes as natural laboratories for fundamental physics and strong-field gravity
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