selves


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selves

(sĕlvz)
n.
Plural of self.

selves.

See self.
References in classic literature ?
And now the frightful whiskers made them- selves heard giving various orders.
Doubtless it is so sometimes; for there have been evil-doers among us who have sought to deceive the brethren, and some there are who deceive their own selves.
For he was both selves, and both selves all the time.
It was the latter's discovery of both his selves that frightened him.
Selves did not come from the same stuff as trees, and stones, and arms, and legs, and knuckles, and immune systems.
Conflicts between public and private selves are examined from the perspective of gender in Sheila Otway's study of the self-vindicating autobiographies of Lady Anne Halkett and Colonel Joseph Bampfield, romantically entwined suppo rters of the Royalist cause in the mid-seventeenth century.