In the earnestness of his attempt at self-display he vanished in his own outpourings.
Now turn the eye to the other side, towards the gardens, and this self-display becomes the more impressive.
The superficial counterpart is the desire for self-display with all its variations of vanity and boastfulness.
All this rather long and verbose article was written solely with the object of self-display.
He may be acting in mere bravado and self-display, flourishing opinions which have less sincerity than those which he assails.
He steeps his topic in the hues of his own individuality, but never uses it as a means of self-display.