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  • He’s a small farmer, not a big planter, and if the boys thought enough of him to elect him lieutenant, then it’s not for any darky to talk impudent about him.
  • Or preempted a seat by her at a musicale or claimed her at a dance, and she was usually so amused by his bland impudence that she laughed and overlooked his past misdeeds until the next occurred.
  • But, look, you impudent black fool, if you put on any airs in front of the Wynder darkies and hint that we all the time have fried chicken and ham, while they don’t have nothing but rabbit and possum, I’ll—I’ll tell Ma.
  • The mainspring of his existence was taken away when she died and with it had gone his bounding assurance, his impudence and his restless vitality.
  • If only he had the gallantry and ardor of the Tarleton boys or even the coarse impudence of Rhett Butler.
  • I don’t know why, for I always thought that town a mighty pushy, impudent sort of place.
  • As Frank said, it was a pushy, impudent place and that was why she liked it.
  • As always when his mockery aroused wrath within her, wrath fought with laughter at his impudence.
  • There was no evading his impudence.
  • "Don’t be impudent," said Scarlett coldly, for she saw little humor in Tommy’s remark.
  • I didn’t mean to be impudent.
  • His black eyes took her in from bonnet to heels in a glance that missed nothing, that old impudent unclothing glance which always gave her goose bumps.
  • "Shall we let the bugles sing truce?" he smiled down at her, a wide flashing smile that had impudence in it but no shame for his own actions or condemnation for hers.
  • They were impudent looking, Scarlett agreed, for they stared at her in an insolent manner, but she forgot them in the renewed shock of seeing blue uniforms.
  • She hated the impudent free negroes as much as anyone and her flesh crawled with fury every time she heard their insulting remarks and high-pitched laughter as she went by.
  • It was easier to forget the impudent black faces in the streets and the blue uniforms of the garrison while they were listening to music.
  • Once the hard times were disposed of, the ladies spoke of the increasing impudence of the negroes and the outrages of the Carpetbaggers and the humiliation of having the Yankee soldiers loafing on every corner.
  • I can’t, hey?" said the little soldier who held it, grinning impudently at her.
  • "Scarlett," said Tommy awkwardly, "I do hate to ask a favor of you, after being impudent to you, but I’m going to ask it just the same.
  • Belle herself presented a prosperous appearance when glimpsed occasionally in her closed carriage driven by an impudent yellow negro.
  • As long as she had Archie beside her, Scarlett had not given Shantytown a thought, because not even the most impudent negro woman dared laugh in her presence.

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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.

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