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Suffice it to say that whoever boasts of an excellent violin should match it with a superior bow.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
No burglar ever brags of his exploits; the poacher always boasts, and always receives applause.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Christianity boasts of having brought to men a happiness unknown to preceding centuries.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
Dave Keeney, what boasts he's the best whalin' skipper out o' Homeport, comin' back with a measly four hundred barrel of ile!
FIFTY CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
It is now in ruins; yet, even amongst its ruins, it boasts of some of the oldest and most wonderful monuments in the world.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
Philosophy tells us that free-will is an illusion, and then boasts of the boldness of such a declaration.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
He boasts not, nor do I, of birth, nor of great family distinctions.
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
The cantonment at Umballa, which is four miles from the native town, boasts several hotels.
THE TIGRESSANNE WARNER
Captain Shunan had been so loud in his boasts that he did not dare swallow the insult, put on him by the fragile Kit Carson.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
He boasts that through his labours in seven weeks "two hundred precious souls were set at liberty."
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD

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