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 Meanings and Examples of HIMSELF
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
himself
 pron.  a reflexive form of him
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Next day Candide, all benumbed, dragged himself towards the neighbouring town which was called Waldberghofftrarbk-dikdorff, having no money, dying of hunger and fatigue, he stopped sorrowfully at the door of an inn.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In II
2  Candide, who trembled like a philosopher, hid himself as well as he could during this heroic butchery.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In III
3  Candide thought himself in a dream; indeed, that he had been dreaming unluckily all his life, and that the present moment was the only agreeable part of it all.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In VII
4  Notice was given to the main guard, and immediately a Paraguayan officer ran and laid himself at the feet of the Commandant, to impart this news to him.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XIV
5  Scarcely was Candide arrived at his inn, than he found himself attacked by a slight illness, caused by fatigue.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXII
6  Immediately he ordered his irons to be struck off, acknowledged himself mistaken, sent away his men, set out with Candide and Martin for Dieppe, and left them in the care of his brother.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXII
7  It is because he did not kill a sufficient number of men himself.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXIII
8  Candide, having been educated never to judge for himself, was much surprised at what he heard.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXV
9  The latter threw himself at the feet of his deliverer, and bathed them with his tears; the former thanked him with a nod, and promised to return him the money on the first opportunity.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXVII
10  "It would hold full twenty beds," said he, as though speaking to himself.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
11  It will be observed that Monsieur the Bishop had reserved for himself only one thousand livres, which, added to the pension of Mademoiselle Baptistine, made fifteen hundred francs a year.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
12  Good," said she to Mademoiselle Baptistine; "Monseigneur began with other people, but he has had to wind up with himself, after all.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
13  And being convinced himself, he was persuasive.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER III—A HARD BISHOPRIC FOR A GOOD BISHOP
14  He put himself on a level with the two old women who had passed their lives beside him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
15  Born a Provencal, he easily familiarized himself with the dialect of the south.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV—WORKS CORRESPONDING TO WORDS
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He didn't quite dare to imagine himself as a real artist.
17  The true artist lets nothing come between himself and his work.
18  The cat hogged himself to attack a big dog.
19  After the play they called for the author to show himself.
20  Napolean himself was once a crying baby.
21  One may overcome a thousand men in battle, but he who conquers himself is the greatest victor.
22  He who allows himself to be insulted, deserves to be.
23  He that is master of himself will soon be master of others.
24  He flipped the top off the bottle and poured himself a drink.
25  The boy pulled himself to the top of the wall and looked over.
26  He had shot three people dead earning himself a reputation as a tough guy.
27  Every person has two education, one which he receives from others, and one, more important, which he gives himself.
28  Any fool can teach himself to type.
29  He stated himself pleased with the general appearance and appointments of the unit.
30  I didn't open my mouth until he talked himself out.