I have seen, and heard, much of Cockney impudence before now; but never expected to hear a coxcomb ask two hundred guineas for flinging a pot of paint in the public's face.
Sure a more consummate coxcomb never saw the sun! How amazingly full of himself! Whatever he speaks, he pronounces as an oracle.john wesley
Nature in her whole drama never drew such a part; she has sometimes made a fool, but a coxcomb is always of a man's own making…joseph addison