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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SELF-PRAISE

He entirely agreed with his opponents that self-praise was no honour.

I don't like to indulge in self-praise, but I believe I know a thing or two.

And Samuel Johnson corroborates and enlarges the self-praise.

This self-praise he utters with a mien of ironic desperation.

I mention this only because it is a fact: not from motives of self-praise and vanity.

I do not care to boast, you understand, and to be forced into self-praise is abhorrent to me.

There are many pages of self-criticism in the Journals, but not one of self-praise.

But her self-praise had in it nothing of joy, and her glory was very sad.

It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the reproach of falsehood.'

The reiteration of his self-praise had created for him many enemies.

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