Impudence sentence example
- Wherever has one seen such impudence or such courage?
- Is not that the very man Frank had the impudence to bring here last Tuesday week?
- Bowing from his great height, which overtopped even the Oriental's, he said with placid impudence: " Good evening, sir.
- It thus survives in American slang, with the meaning "impudence" or "assurance."
- He went to Germany and Holland once more, and to Russia, Poland, and then again to Paris, where, in 1785, he was implicated in the affair of the Diamond Necklace; and although Cagliostro escaped conviction by the matchless impudence of his defence, he was imprisoned for other reasons in the Bastille.Advertisement
- 12 Josephus tells us that Caesar detectes the pretence of the spurious Alexander by his rough hands and surface.'3 The first systematic treatise which has come down to us is that attributed to Aristotle," in which he devotes six chapters to the consideration of the method of study, the general signs of character, the particular appearances 'characteristic of the dispositions, of strength and weakness, of genius and stupidity, of timidity, impudence, anger, and their opposites, &c. Then he studies the physiognomy of the sexes, and the characters derived from the different features, and from colour, hair, body, limbs, gait and voice.