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The Mill on the Floss
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  • "He’s none so full now, the Floss isn’t," said Bob, as he kicked the water up before him, with an agreeable sense of being insolent to it.
  • Giants have an immemorial right to stupidity and insolent abuse.
  • Very well! you may leave my premises to-morrow, then; hold your insolent tongue and let me pass.
  • And the brother is just as insolent, only in a cooler way.
  • Mr. Tulliver, Mrs. Glegg considered, must be made to feel, when he came to his right mind, that he could never humble himself enough; for that had come which she had always foreseen would come of his insolence in time past "to them as were the best friends he’d got to look to."
  • I could bear everything more quietly if I knew you didn’t hate me for an insolent coxcomb.

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  • I don’t recommend the hotel. The employees are insolent and unhelpful.
  • She was fired for insolence.

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