Sentence Examples


  • Few popes can boast of greater enterprise or larger achievements.
  • "So in your parts, too, the harvest is nothing to boast of, Count?" he went on, continuing the conversation they had begun.
  • The Franciscans took the lead in this intellectual movement with Alexander of Hales and Bonaventura, but the Dominicans were soon able to boast of two greater names in Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas.
  • It was his just boast to have transformed mechanics (defined by him as a "geometry of four dimensions") into a branch of analysis, and to have exhibited the so-called mechanical "principles" as simple results of the calculus.
  • "Well," said Zeuxis, "you have beaten me this time, and I shall boast no more.
 

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