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Be independent or free to do as one wishes.‘I'm going to take control—be my own master at last’
- ‘Jacob is his own master, and it is at his choosing when it comes to sharing his life.’
- ‘No matter what happens, you shall never be your own master, not entirely.’
- ‘He was never given the chance to be his own master.’
- ‘To be one's own master and to control one's own destiny are the eternal desires of human beings, and democracy is the most significant system to help us realize this desire.’
- ‘The abolition of slavery recognized the pre-existing right of everyone to be his own master; it did not create such a right.’
- ‘He decided that he would be his own master trying to make good on his moves all by himself.’
- ‘He is his own master and disciple in iconography.’
- ‘When these people encounter a situation that they cannot solve - where they must be their own master - they just give up.’
- ‘I felt I could share with her the whole scope of emotions I was going through, and yet be my own master in the process.’
- ‘The artist may be said to have been his own master, because, even when he was apprenticed to a painter he was taught less than he already knew.’
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