Goaded into fury by the impertinence of a boy, he had used insulting words.
Dost thou mean to say I am conceited, little piece of impertinence?
Page 234The stranger looked at him as if strongly disposed to chastise his impertinence.
But when they are taken to their native soil the glass would be an impertinence.
Then certain expressions, the impertinence of which had not struck him at first, chilled him now.
Would it be an impertinence to ask for an explanation that I might comprehend?
It is an impertinence, this theory, and an insult to natural human instincts.
To the Commander himself I should consider the mere suggestion an impertinence.
Every pen stopped, every head was raised, astounded by my impertinence.
Rank had then a greater privilege of impertinence than it has to-day.