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I will say what I will in mine own house, thou evil, malapert boy!
THE LOST TREASURE OF TREVLYNEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
"I want you to whip this malapert with your sword-scabbard," roared the old patrician, pale with anger.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
And this is old Fitzurse's boasted policy, encouraging these malapert knaves to rebel against us!
IVANHOEWALTER SCOTT
Another word of that kind, and I'll show you how malapert lads are treated.
Malapert and Lehideux are still well represented in the Paris Directory.
THE ROMANCE OF NAMESERNEST WEEKLEY
Go to, sir, know yourself, or the master of the household shall make you know you are liable to the scourge as a malapert boy.
THE ABBOTSIR WALTER SCOTT
"I'll e'en fetch him to you myself, malapert," said Warrenton.
ROBIN HOODPAUL CRESWICK
And tell me this one thing more, fair cousin, if it be not a malapert question.
THE LOST TREASURE OF TREVLYNEVELYN EVERETT-GREEN
One morning, his barber, a malapert of the old comedies, ventured to ask him what he was thinking of.
"Take this malapert boy with the others," cried the squire to the constable, and I could see that he was much angered against me.

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