Society must not be too complex—its tone must not be too knowing and self-glorifying.
He had arrived at a time when the unthinking, self-glorifying Thomahlians had all but exterminated the lower orders of creation.
And that is—exemption from the hateful bonds of self-glorifying snobbery which have disgraced Europe for centuries!
We were all of us Americans—intense, self-satisfied, self-glorifying Americans—but we had little else in common.
A self-glorifying Deity whose mercy is not over all His works, or even over any of them?
This command interrupted one of Sancho's self-glorifying discourses, and compelled him to see the order executed.