This Knight was indeede a valiant Gent: but not a little given to romance, when he spake of himselfe.
[He] hath shewed himselfe singular in the immortall Epitaph of his beloved Astrophell, besides many other most absolute Comike inventions.mathew roydon
No man is bound by the words themselves, either to kill himselfe, or any other man.thomas hobbes
Our law calleth a man's house, his castle, meaning that he may defend himselfe therein.
Lord of himselfe, though not of lands, And having nothing, yet hath all.