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date: 03 May 2016

Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is better 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
Author(s):
Elizabeth KnowlesElizabeth Knowles

tenacity and quietness of manner are preferable to ostentation. Recorded from the early 18th century; an earlier related saying of ...

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