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Charles Dickens, Great Expectations Quotes: Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is a better.
         

Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is a better.


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This page presents the quote "Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is a better.". Author of this quote is Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. This quote is about perseverance, pride, arrogance, humility,.