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I thought at the moment it was some of his damned impertinence, but concluded that he had something on his mind.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A dignified, modest reserve is the surest way to repel impertinence.
“I dare say that looked very much like a gratuitous impertinence from—the packer,” he observed.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
The accused malignants, on the other hand, complained bitterly of the impertinence of meddling fanatics and hypocrites.
"You know quite well that nothing amuses me," said she, shrugging her shoulders with a supreme impertinence.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
It is impossible to convey a just impression of the offensive tone and emphasis with which this impertinence was uttered.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Then I shall request Mr Rose to do so in future; your conceit and impertinence are getting intolerable.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
The familiar impertinence of these girls must be seen to be understood.
I think your nose has the impertinence to redden at home quite well as at the restaurant.
Its impertinence and folly might well have provoked the raillery of the most inoffensive.

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