Sentence Examples


  • She remained mistress of her maid and might degrade her to slavery again for insolence, but could not sell her if she had borne her husband children.
  • A new magistrate, the gonfalonier of justice, appears in some of the Guelph cities, with the special duty of keeping the insolence of the nobility in check.
  • On the 15th of November he was assassinated, and as no one was punished for this crime the insolence of the disorderly elements increased, and shots were exchanged with the Swiss Guard.
  • A weak, giddy woman of no stability of character, her success turned her head and caused her to behave with insolence and impropriety, in strong contrast with Catherine's quiet dignity under her misfortunes.
  • The sordid incidents of her rise, and the insolence with which she used her triumph, had alienated all hearts from the unhappy woman.

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