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THE leftist egotist Julian Assange protests his innocence long and loud in regard to charges of a sexual nature brought by the Swedish authorities.
Blair was, in short, a moralising egotist who had little lime for the Cabinet, Parliament, public opinion, or, one suspects, his Sovereign's views.
If our party wasn't an electorally-hopeless shadow of its former self, riddled with divisions and clinging to power under the leadership of an insomniac egotist (at least that's what David Miliband said in cabinet yesterday), we might stay in power and then you'd have to blame me for everything that goes wrong.
This doesn't mean you are going to become a raging egotist, but if you have felt that some folk have been distant, remote or keeping you in the dark, it can be irking you.
Given what a feckless egotist Nick Niven's Dickie is, we can only hope the character was an awfully good bedfellow.
Amin is portrayed as a loudmouthed, boastful egotist and Garrigan as a shy, naive, ineffectual man who excuses his support of Amin by saying, "I'm just a doctor.
His commentary on one of the most significant results of this situation, the intense egotist, is both logical and chilling.
Wells describes someone who is an egotist and a megalomaniac, with writer's block and a taste for sex.
Woodrow is a controlling and manipulative egotist who loathes Elliot, who forbids Blaise from reading his new book, Je Louse.
He thus appears to be a man who did not really know himself very well but, as an extreme egotist, assumed his own superiority (even when he was so clearly mistaken) and blamed others when things went wrong (he was never at fault).
The author tells a rather exciting story about the psychogram of a young egotist, including his image in the mirror of other critical persons whose opinions the reader shares - an egotist whose profession is designing houses for happy families.
The picture we get is of a charming egotist, raised in a fairly well-to-do Jewish family in Minneapolis.
What we discover about the narrator is that he had an unpleasant childhood which was the impetus for him to move into the realm of art, that he has sexual hang-ups, that he regards himself as an artist and a writer, that he is unsure of himself, that he is very aware of his age, and that he is the ultimate egotist.
Unlike Tintin, however, these characters are rendered scrupulously true to Mann's originals: Herr Naptha is still a totalitarian Jesuit, Signor Settembrini still a democratic humanist, Herr Peeperkorn still a loquacious bore, and Clavdia Chauchat still a beautiful egotist ("To be with any less than the exceptional is a form of extinction") and a faithless lover.