Back of all this self-laudation there was an ulterior motive hardly confessed to myself.
This kind of self-laudation benefits the hearer, and changes his opinion.
She is where I meant her to be, and where no charge of self-laudation can touch her.
With this kind of self-laudation you may see that soldiers and sailors are most taken.
Fortunately, however, we were spared listening to his self-laudation.
Poliziano's letter to Matthias Corvinus is a good example of his self-laudation.
By his craft he had gained standing in his studies; by his self-laudation he had gained a following in the school.
self-laudation continues this hold of the medical profession upon the lay imagination.
And Maurice rose in disgust, not unmixed with self-laudation.
Every crowd has a list of heroic names which it uses in its propaganda and in its self-laudation.