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But I hope at least to play to him a few times, and what is more important, to hear him play repeatedly.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
That the inconstancy of such notices, in cases equally important, proves they did not proceed from any such agent.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
An estimation of the solids, therefore, furnishes an important clue to the functional efficiency of the kidneys.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Words are often everywhere as the minute-hands of the soul, more important than even the hour-hands of action.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SELF-IMPORTANT

  • audacious
  • bossy
  • bragging
  • cavalier
  • cheeky
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  • conceited
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  • smug
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  • stuck up
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  • high-and-mighty
  • high-handed
  • huffy
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  • pretentious
  • puffed up
  • self-important
  • snobbish
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  • strutting
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  • swaggering
  • vain
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