own controls

own con·trols

a method of experimental control in which the same subjects are used in both experimental and control conditions.
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Returning to the question of being feared or loved, I come to the conclusion that, men loving according to their own will and fearing according to that of the prince, a wise prince should establish himself on that which is in his own control and not in that of others; he must endeavour only to avoid hatred, as is noted.
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"It may be on the dice," said Don Quixote, "that all thou sayest will come true; overlook the past, for thou art shrewd enough to know that our first movements are not in our own control; and one thing for the future bear in mind, that thou curb and restrain thy loquacity in my company; for in all the books of chivalry that I have read, and they are innumerable, I never met with a squire who talked so much to his lord as thou dost to thine; and in fact I feel it to be a great fault of thine and of mine: of thine, that thou hast so little respect for me; of mine, that I do not make myself more respected.
Brooke, not being taken unawares, got the talk under his own control.
Seated by his humble fireside, Maule had but to wave his hand; and, wherever the proud lady chanced to be,--whether in her chamber, or entertaining her father's stately guests, or worshipping at church, --whatever her place or occupation, her spirit passed from beneath her own control, and bowed itself to Maule.
Furthermore, we observed that using patients as their own controls led to consistently higher estimates due to the factors discussed above.
This acquisition allows us to quickly bring in-house the expertise and knowledge needed to accelerate the development of our own controls, which we believe to be an integral part of our continued efforts to improve our products and increase our customer satisfaction," said Gary Fields, Aaon president.
To ensure it could provide turnkey solutions it invested heavily in its own controls department and in the intervening years this foresight has proved its worth time and time again.
They must report most errors the auditor finds as material misstatements and material weaknesses unless they can prove their own controls would have found the error.
To determine if an over-the-counter (OTC) isoflavone supplement was effective in reducing total cholesterol (TC) and low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in postmenopausal, hypercholesterolemic women not taking hormone replacement therapy, a pretest-posttest design with subjects serving as their own controls was employed.