She saw the women who made bandages for the Red Cross giving up bridge, and laughing at having to do without sugar, but over the surgical-dressings they did not speak of God and the souls of men, but of Miles Bjornstam’s impudence, of Terry Gould’s scandalous carryings-on with a farmer’s daughter four years ago, of cooking cabbage, and of altering blouses.
I really do wonder how I could go through the awful scenes of this day—and the impudence I took from that woman’s tongue, that ought to be cut out——"
"Then," gabbled Mrs. Bogart, "then that woman had the impudence to say to me, ’What purpose could I have in wanting the filthy pup to get drunk?’
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She is an impudent girl given to insulting strangers.
She has a certain genius, but her impudence makes it very difficult to work with her.