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full of yourself

thinking that you are very important in a way that annoys other people Brooks could be pretty full of himself but, because he's such a star, people were still thrilled to see him.
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When our eyes grew used to it we saw that the chest was three-parts full of uncut diamonds, most of them of considerable size.
Harvey drank in silence, and the boy handed him a plate full of pieces of crisp fried pork, which he ate ravenously.
The wood, too, was full of a slumbrous murmur that I did not understand.
It was for the Mediterranean sailors that fair-haired sirens sang among the black rocks seething in white foam and mysterious voices spoke in the darkness above the moving wave - voices menacing, seductive, or prophetic, like that voice heard at the beginning of the Christian era by the master of an African vessel in the Gulf of Syrta, whose calm nights are full of strange murmurs and flitting shadows.
The general sitting-room was full of guests, who were continually going in and out.
My sufferings, sufferings full of the thought of you, shall be the penance of a heart which will never be healed, which will bleed in solitude.
There is not one sea-port in the whole kingdom: and those parts of the coasts into which the rivers issue, are so full of pointed rocks, and the sea generally so rough, that there is no venturing with the smallest of their boats; so that these people are wholly excluded from any commerce with the rest of the world.
In the meantime the King's daughter, who could also run well, as well as an ordinary man could, reached the stream, and hastened back with her pitcher full of water.
It was most kind to Timmy Tiptoes; it lent him its nightcap; and the house was full of provisions.
Alexander, the younger brother, was sickly, clever, fond of books and drawing, and full of satirical remarks.
The morning was bright, he had a good horse under him, and his heart was full of joy and happiness.
There was a flash of the great sword as the outlaw swung it to the full of his mighty strength through an arc that passed above the shoulders of Peter of Colfax, and the grinning head rolled upon the floor, while the loathsome carcass, that had been a baron of England, sunk in a disheveled heap among the rushes of the great hall of the castle of Leybourn.
Haarlem, having placed on exhibition its favourite, having advertised its love of flowers in general and of tulips in particular, at a period when the souls of men were filled with war and sedition, -- Haarlem, having enjoyed the exquisite pleasure of admiring the very purest ideal of tulips in full bloom, -- Haarlem, this tiny town, full of trees and of sunshine, of light and shade, had determined that the ceremony of bestowing the prize should be a fete which should live for ever in the memory of men.
Then, full of his evil purpose, Godrich thought no more of his oath to the dead king, but cast Goldboru into a darksome prison, where she was poorly clad and ill-fed.