1) But when Petruchio begins beating his servant and boasting of his abilities, he may also have struck playgoers as a character type they knew well: the braggart
These boasts aren't the kind of unctuous pomposity typical in Hollywood circles, where overfed braggarts
crow about box-office numbers, real-estate equity and how much they paid for the clothes they're wearing.
The service was as good as any I've seen on cruises with predetermined dinner seatings with one exception: I did not have to dine with a bunch of braggarts
trying to outdo each other with tales of the one thousand cruises to Bora Bora they have taken over the past two years.
Culkin's a quick-witted chatterbox and, together, they make a formidable partnership in the face of bullies and braggarts
In personal experience, their fans always seem the most one-eyed, arrogant bunch of success-spoilt braggarts
one could ever hope not to meet.
and bigots find succour in these bleak halls of mirrors where they find other like-minded halfwits.
One one side of town stood the English Defence League, a far-right bunch of braggarts
in search of confrontation, masquerading under the name of patriotism.
For Jecko's wife had told his wife and she had passed it on until it became a public matter and a juicy excuse for the sniggers of the braggarts
That "flaunting" is what John calls "the pride of life" when people become braggarts
and ostentatious about their possessions.
You know those bug-eyed braggarts
who claim they can get by on a few hours' sleep a night?
It is to be hoped that during the recent summit, Mr Blair reminded him that the French are also incorrigible braggarts
and liars and that we came first - or should that be last?
During a news conference Friday in Burbank, Holyfield announced that next Saturday he's going to do the same to Lennox Lewis, another somewhat gentlemanly fellow in a sport populated with thugs, braggarts
, criminals, glad-handers, con men and patsies.
They've asked me to look at the game's beginnings in the 19th century and the research has been fascinating - full of characters, cheats, wild women and braggarts
This week, two of the occupants of the Big Brother House apparently ``made history'' by being the first to have sexual intercourse in the presence of its hidden, voyeuristic cameras -- hardly a surprise given the amounts of free alcohol poured into the building and the ludicrous mock-up wedding the ridiculous braggarts
underwent, complete, of course, with a honeymoon.
Very few men like you have anything wrong with them, they're just braggarts