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."
The disciples of the Gnostic Prodicus boasted (Clem.
The few English strongholds left in Wales were now hard pressed, and Owen boasted that he would meet his enemy in the field.
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.