bragging


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Again he began counting his gains and the debts due to him, again he began bragging to himself and feeling pleased with himself and his position, but all this was continually disturbed by a stealthily approaching fear and by the unpleasant regret that he had not remained in Grishkino.
The Englishman's proverbial lack of bragging is a subtler form of brag after all.
What peevish luck have I, I cannot meet with these bragging rascals?
He used to say he was a Nothingarian and lived up to it--kind of bragging like.
Look here, Roberts, you've been bragging you discovered this little Mexican.
But thee be'est a poor broken-doon chap,' said John, sadly, 'and God forgi' me for bragging ower yan o' his weakest creeturs
We are tired of hearing you bragging about yourself, you little turkey cock
What's the use of bragging about being from the North, or the South, or the old manor house in the dale, or Euclid avenue, Cleveland, or Pike's Peak, or Fairfax County, Va.
Fanny Magenis stops with her mother, who sells small coal and potatoes, most likely, in Islington-town, hard by London, though she's always bragging of her father's ships, and pointing them out to us as they go up the river: and Mrs.
Old Johnson's face will be a treat when he sees it; won't go bragging about HIS pictures much more.
Good luck go with you for a--conceited, bragging, empty-headed, duck-legged idiot.
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