He was a swaggerer and behaved as badly as any paladin, but he was not a buffo.
It is just such a swaggerer as contemporaries have described old Ben to be.
"Still the swaggerer," quoth Jerningham, with his soft smile.
He was soon known as a swaggerer and a bully, with whom it was wisest not to quarrel.
"We are not in a condition to play the swaggerer," replied Napoleon.
The swaggerer is ever a coward at heart, however well he may wear a mask for a time.
“Here,” cried a woman, who was standing near, pointing to the Swaggerer.
A swaggerer he was, that down there went more richly dressed than earls here.'
In fact, I have never felt any desire to be a swaggerer, and I began to wonder how I could get out of the difficulty.
Here the swaggerer tried to follow them, but the rear females turned and faced him and drove him off.