My. pronoun possessive. [See Mine.] Belonging to me. My is used before a substantive, and mine anciently and properly before a vowel. My is now commonly used indifferently before both. My is used when the substantive follows, and mine when it goes before: as, this is my book; this book is mine.
Her feet she in my neck doth place. Spenser.
I conclude my reply with the words of a Christian poet. Bramhall.
If my soul had free election
To dispose of her affection. Waller.
I shall present my reader with a journal. Addison.