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  • One was Carin-Jama, otherwise The Silent; and the other was Bellin-Jama, The Boaster.

    Chapter 7

  • There is the taste of a McVitie's Boaster laced with mephedrone.

    Tamara Drewe

  • On my honour, he also had us served with a bird three times as large as Cleonymus, [165] and called the Boaster.

    The Eleven Comedies, Volume 1

  • Boaster; although Sir John Boasters famous Shake-bag, but three weeks before, had fought against that incomparable Game-Cock of Squire

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple

  • On my honour, he also had us served with a bird three times as large as Cleonymus, (1) and called the Boaster.

    The Acharnians

  • He was waiting for him at the head of the stairs; and on his approaching with the foolish and awkward air of a deluded villain, ‘Well, ’ said, or rather vociferated, he, ‘Signor Boaster, Signor Captain, Signor Leave-it-to-me?

    Chapter XI

  • Boaster though he was, there was little doubt as to Jordan's efficiency or his courage.

    Rimrock Trail

  • For this he was named the Liar and the Boaster, and, though well liked, derided.

    The Valley of the Kings

  • "Boaster!" said Traverse to himself, as he also left the library by another door.

    The Hidden Hand

  • Chibiabos, sang a melodious love-song, and when this was finished, Iagoo the Boaster, jealous of the praise and applause bestowed on the musician, told one of his most marvelous stories, and well pleased the wedding-guests took their departure.

    The Children's Longfellow Told in Prose

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