Definition of Self-respectful
1. Adjective. Having or showing self-esteem.
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Literary usage of Self-respectful
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Evangelistic Sermons: With an Essay on the Scriptural and Catholic Creed of by Robert Trott Mathews (1891)
"A young man, manly, sincere, self-respectful, with a knowledge of goodness, and yet haunted by the fear that he does not know all that is good, ..."
2. Lessons from the World of Matter and the World of Man by Theodore Parker, Rufus Leighton (1886)
"THE difference between the ideal and the. actual pervades all self-respectful earnest work. It is only the young bantam of ..."
3. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1865)
"Very proud and self-respectful, he contended with a narrow income in a most uncomplaining way. Indeed his port and carriage made, at no time, ..."
4. American Literature: And Other Papers by Edwin Percy Whipple (1887)
"... worshipped his maker," according to Mr. Clapp's stinging epigram, but was throughout his life, though always self-respectful, never self-conceited. ..."
5. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"... will have been scarcely any—even cleanliness will have been found costly or difficult, and if there still be self-respectful endeavours to maintain it, ..."