“egotistic verve” was a quality of which neither had a lack.
For the egotistic garrulity of the author there is, in fact, no more fit occasion than in the final pages of his book.
I'm not going to be robbed of the egotistic pleasure of being hospitable.
Paul preaches no gospel of individualism, of egotistic salvation-seeking.
We do not deny that there are plenty of egotistic instincts in isolated individuals.
Finally, despite the tenderness and kindliness he can show, the egotistic elements absorb too much of his nature.
"Let every one mind his own business" was the first command of this egotistic morality.
That is a little tale of journalism as it is; if you call it egotistic and ask what is the use of it I think I could tell you.
They are apt to be self-conscious, egotistic, and morbidly conscious.
We can now pose as experts on Earthquakes—pardon the egotistic form of talking about the latter, but it makes it more real.