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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Boast
 
Such is the Patriot’s boast, where’er we roam,
His first, best country, ever is at home.
        Goldsmith.—The Traveller, Line 73.
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’Tis mighty easy o’er a glass of wine
On vain refinements vainly to refine,
To laugh at poverty in plenty’s reign,
To boast of apathy when out of pain.
        Churchill.—The Farewell, Line 47.
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Where boasting ends, there dignity begins.
        Dr. Young.—Night VIII. Line 509.
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