It is like Ned's impudence
to do as he has done; but you would not on that account, or because of a few tears from your beautiful daughter, refrain from checking their inclinations in their birth.
But I had not done with her impudence
yet: after dinner, I retired to the drawing-room, as usual, and she accompanied me, but I had the two children with me, and I gave them my whole attention, and determined to keep them till the gentlemen came, or till Milicent arrived with her mother.
He was one of those who could torture the slightest look, word, or gesture, on the part of the slave, into impudence
, and would treat it ac- cordingly.
It is hard to know which is more breathtaking: the outrageous impudence
of the organisers or the mealy-mouthed spinelessness of West Dunbartonshire Council.
The six-length winning distance over last year's Britannia Handicap winner Plan-B hardly did Showboat justice and, as trainer Barry Hills suggested, handicaps will be off the agenda for such impudence
Her haughty yet achingly vulnerable Dominique's mannerisms mirror the inscrutable impudence
that was Huppert's trademark when she played young temptresses in the '70s and '80s.
I never had any doubts - impudence
, of course, impudence
- but no doubts that I was going to offer myself to the church as a preacher.
CHUTZPAH is the Yiddish word for sheer bloody impudence
and has become part of the language.
That is a combination of breathtaking impudence
and utter stupidity.
Whatever else you think about the Scottish Nationalists, you've got to be gob-smacked by their sheer impudence
I have to laugh at the impudence
of the powers that be in paying a juror $5 per day.
When Roger Cordrey, the first to be sentenced, was brought into the dock, the judge told him, 'You are the first of certainly 11 greedy men who had hoped to gain in a crime that for its impudence
and enormity was the first of its kind in the country.
The class and impudence
of Dalglish, the savage sharpness of Law, the raw-boned enthusiasm of Andy Gray .
With his mixture of impudence
and political savvy, he made the SNP seem more important than it actually was.
His theme was developed by Tanaiste Dick Spring who said the Irish in Britain were ashamed and embarrassed by those who had "the impudence
to claim they are acting in the name of Ireland".