Usage examples for impudence

  1. Who has had the impudence to call the men off parade before my arrival? – General Bramble by André Maurois
  2. " That's awfully nice of you," he had the impudence to whisper. – No Hero by E.W. Hornung
  3. Now look here, Dick, said Bob, I take no end of impudence from you, but let there be some end to it. – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  4. He has had the impudence to steal a march on me!" – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  5. This was a degree of impudence beyond poor Mrs. Heartfree's imagination. – The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great by Henry Fielding
  6. The impudence of the fellows! – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  7. " So I followed this man who had the impudence to look like my friend. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  8. That made me wild, the impudence! – The Visits of Elizabeth by Elinor Glyn
  9. I'm sure thou art inspir'd with Impudence enough. – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd
  10. Really such impudence I never heard of!" – April Hopes by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  11. And yet she has the impudence to talk and act as if she owned the country. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  12. You call it 'funny, ' the other exclaimed; I call it impudence. – A Flock of Girls and Boys by Nora Perry
  13. The reason rather is, that those parts are here specially to be mentioned, in which the whoring nature openly manifests itself; so that the highest degree of impudence is thereby expressed. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  14. The third time, he had the impudence to come up to him, to salute him, and to enter into familiar conversation with him. – Æsop's Fables Embellished with One Hundred and Eleven Emblematical Devices. by Æsop
  15. I don't know where the impudence of these Kanakas'll go next; they seem to have lost all idea of respect for whites. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  16. At first, he was overwhelmed by the Porcupine's impudence and he did not know what answer to make. – Verotchka's Tales by Mamin Siberiak
  17. He is no good, but the boys like his impudence. – The Mountain Divide by Frank H. Spearman
  18. " None of your impudence, sir, if you please," retorted old John. – Dickens As an Educator by James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes