He was the self-appointed guardian of the family, his mother said.
But, the book says, the self-appointed guardians of Corsica's landscape have remained far from pure.
"As if they were self-appointed guardians of the entire universe," she explained.
He did not think it wise to mention that the young lady was also the duke's self-appointed guardian during the night.
The teacher is a self-appointed guardian of antiquated values, placing himself in an untenable position.
She is the self-appointed guardian of her small country, and frequently defends it against supernatural powers.
The self-appointed guardians of a treasure that apparently does not exist.
The various self-appointed guardians of public morality attacked Elvis in the press.
And Kathryn, his self-appointed guardian, knew that nothing could stop him.
Even if he was only a self-appointed guardian, the job still needed to be done.