So each one boasted of his skill in doing some sort of labor.
At a farmers' market I recently visited, one vendor boasted that all his chickens "retained their dignity throughout their life."
Proud of her numerous family, six daughters and six sons, she boasted of her superiority to her friend Leto, the mother of only two children, Apollo and Artemis.
He plays the lyre at the banquets of the gods, and causes Marsyas to be flayed alive because he had boasted of his superior skill in playing the flute, and the ears of Midas to grow long because he had declared in favour of Pan, who contended that the flute was a better instrument than Apollo's favourite, the lyre.
The disciples of the Gnostic Prodicus boasted (Clem.