The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.
- -- King Edward VIII, Look 5th March, 1957
And I have found Demetrius, like a jewel,
Mine own, and not mine own.
-- William Shakespeare (1564–1616), British dramatist, poet. Helena, in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, act 4, sc. 1, l. 191-2.
She has “found” him by chance or magic, and so, like a jewel found by accident, he may be claimed by someone else.