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  • s  feeling self-importance

  • Whereas the dot-commers were like profligate renaissance princes, squandering money on vainglorious artworks, the more traditional advertisers this year gave us a lot of same .
  • There have been misdeedsby hooligans and vainglorious fools and .
  • You'd surely go for his first-rate brain, though you might pass on what his detractors consider the vainglorious temperament that comes bundled with it.
News & Articles

  • Kanye's 'Yeezus': Angry, exhilarating self-love
    The first words heard on Yeezus, Kanye West's sixth album, that do not come from the lips of the vainglorious rapper himself are from a 1986 recording by the Holy Name of Mary Choral Family.
    June 19, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • Kanye West's 'Yeezus': Angry Self-love
    The first words heard on Yeezus, Kanye West's sixth album, that do not come from the lips of the vainglorious rapper himself are from a 1986 recording by the Holy Name of Mary Choral Family.
    June 18, 2013 - HispanicBusiness.com
Quotes

  • George Kennan in Boston Globe (registration)
    This whole tendency to see ourselves as the center of political enlightenment and as teachers to a great part of the world strikes me as unthought-through, vainglorious, and undesirable,Kennan said in a 1999 interview. "I would like to see...
  • Fouad Ajami in Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
    But Fouad Ajami explains in The Wall Street Journal today that, while Karzai "may be unusually brazen and vainglorious in his self-regard:."
  • Leung Ting in China Daily
    Looking back, Leung says: "He was always dressed in a long gown and a pair of hand-sewn Chinese shoes. If there was any air to him, it was certainly not the vainglorious kind, but rather, a bookish charm derived from his early immersion in...

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