1 She was a conceited, boastful old thing, and even misfortune could not humble her.
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2 The expression of his eye contradicted his figurative and boastful language, while every muscle in his wrinkled visage was working with anguish.
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3 Over his soiled countenance there went a boastful smile.
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4 They were a vain and boastful company of heroes when the tale was done.
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5 A hearty kissing I got for a welcome, and some boastful triumph, which I swallowed as well as I could.
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6 I knew he was certain to say something of this kind; he always would be so boastful about his difficulties.
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7 daughter when I could boast as high a name and vast a.
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8 Next to her I saw Antiope, daughter to Asopus, who could boast of having slept in the arms of even Jove himself, and who bore him two sons Amphion and Zethus.
9 The east had its own charm or fine deep blue, and its own modest gem, a casino and solitary star: soon it would boast the moon; but she was yet beneath the horizon.
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10 My father said nothing about her money; but he told me Miss Mason was the boast of Spanish Town for her beauty: and this was no lie.
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11 Mr. Darcy's shameful boast of what misery he had been able to inflict, gave her a keener sense of her sister's sufferings.
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12 Our situation with regard to Lady Catherine's family is indeed the sort of extraordinary advantage and blessing which few can boast.
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13 It gave her all the animation that her spirits could boast; for she was in no cheerful humour.
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14 As to the decision of civil causes, or proceedings against criminals, their precedents are so few, that they have little reason to boast of any extraordinary skill in either.
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15 Neither have I forgotten how apt some travellers are to boast of extraordinary favours they have received.
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