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BRAG is a good dog, but Holdfast is better (<b>1580</b>)

Edited by Jennifer Speake

in Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Sixth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780198734901
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191799440
BRAG is a good dog, but Holdfast is better (1580)

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Tenacity and quietness of manner are preferable to boasting and ostentation. Cf. 1580 a. munday Zelauto 146 Brag is a

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