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  • renegade soldiers stole the supplies
  • turned renegade and renounced his faith
  • She was once considered a renegade in her industry, but today is recognized as a visionary leader.
  • He was the eternal renegade, refusing to make feel-good movies or boys’-life adventures or simple melodramas — simple anything. For more than 35 years, Robert Altman, who died Monday night in Los Angeles at 81, was the truth-telling leper outside the film-industry cathedral, and the most cunning chiseler at the staid monument.
    Richard Corliss  --  Time, 2006  --  http://www.time.com/time/arts/article/0,8599,1562162,00.html(retrieved 01/21/10)

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  • He came to be the most cruel renegade I ever saw:
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • we been told we can bring in renegades like you alive or dead.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Red Prophet
  • Despite warnings, even threats, from the Council, in the summer of 1908 my brothers and several hundred members of this renegade faction—a number of powerful ymbrynes among them, traitors every one—ventured into the Siberian tundra to conduct their hateful experiment.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • I had been caught out of bounds in A Dorm by a renegade, off-duty Mr. Finn, who turned up out of the blue on a night he wasn’t even working and wrote shots for me and seven other out-of-bounds women, lining us up outside his office.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • They were renegades who thought they had permission to steal from the rich and give to the poor.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • (In fact, he sometimes brought Dane Quinn to mind—her renegade ex-boyfriend, killed these many years ago in a one-car accident.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread

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  • My youth sang the glory of books, the psalms of travel, of new faces, of the universe of Disney animation, of Popsicle sticks and county fairs, of parables of war spoken by a. flight-jacketed father, of parables of love and Jesus sung by a blue-eyed mother, a renegade Baptist, a converted Catholic, a soldier of the Lord.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • These three people were in many ways alike—renegades, concerned with their personal beauty, finding in that beauty the easiest form of dignity.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • She wipes away a renegade tear with the back of her hand.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • Would he have his face filed down and replaced by a pretty mask, his brain turned into whatever mush the authorities decided would be acceptable for a former renegade raised in the wild?
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • Oh, I have been base, cowardly, I tell you; I have abjured my affections, and like all renegades I am of evil omen to those who surround me!
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Murderers, renegade vampires, Shadowhunters who break the Accords.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • Alone, I felt less of a renegade.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • The platoon of renegade soldiers cheered.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • To them I am only Adah or, to my sisters sometimes, the drear monosyllabic Ade, lemonade, Band-Aid, frayed blockade, switchblade renegade, call a spade a spade.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • He thought it would make him rambunctious, renegade—a drunkard even, the debtlessness, and in a way it did.
    Toni Morrison  --  Beloved
  • I’m joining your crappy little renegade pack.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • [3] Not one had been a renegade, to help the Saracens at the siege of Acre in 1291.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • And it’s all mixed up with that Tutor: a renegade Dwarf.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • I love you, Scarlett, because we are so much alike, renegades, both of us, dear, and selfish rascals.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • They were bandits, thieves, and renegades.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • Goldstein was the renegade and backslider who once, long ago (how long ago, nobody quite remembered), had been one of the leading figures of the Party, almost on a level with Big Brother himself, and then had engaged in counter-revolutionary activities, had been condemned to death, and had mysteriously escaped and disappeared.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Besides all, he had an overseer,—great, tall, slab-sided, two-fisted renegade son of Vermont—(begging your pardon),—who had gone through a regular apprenticeship in hardness and brutality and taken his degree to be admitted to practice.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • He was pretty much alone in the world now, and attendance at his funeral would be mostly held down to the people he had worked with and that old renegade Masterton, who would at least drink to him.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • "Vereshchagin is a renegade and a traitor who will be punished as he deserves," said he with the vindictive heat with which people speak when recalling an insult.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Others in like circumstances have become renegade Houses, taking family atomics and shields and fleeing beyond the Imperium.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • I always thought and now I have the proof that you’re a renegade.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • He’s a renegade and a liar; do you really think any attempt to appease him would benefit us in the end?
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • I will defend my church and my religion when it is insulted and spit on by renegade catholics.
    James Joyce  --  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
  • Slay me this renegade!
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Return of the King
  • If they found the renegade submarine, they’d be heroes regardless of what else happened.
    Tom Clancy  --  The Hunt for Red October
  • This morning’s verdict would break the renegade, but he had done his country and the Empire incalculable disservice.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • No faith do I owe to a renegade, And what I owe shall now be paid.
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • If, then, to meanest mariners, and renegades and castaways, I shall hereafter ascribe high qualities, though dark; weave round them tragic graces; if even the most mournful, perchance the most abased, among them all, shall at times lift himself to the exalted mounts; if I shall touch that workman’s arm with some ethereal light; if I shall spread a rainbow over his disastrous set of sun; then against all mortal critics bear me out in it, thou Just Spirit of Equality, which hast spread…
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The son of an unpopular father, a renegade in his party and rather brash for a freshman Senator, John Quincy neither sought nor was offered political alliances or influence.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • It is not a city of outlaws, not a landscape for renegades.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Someone a few years older would probably have been given clearance, told about the renegade battalion that was still held in deep cover.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • Some mad renegade Catholic, puffed up with the Governor’s politics, had once broken into a church (in the days when there were still churches) and seized the Host.
    Graham Greene  --  The Power and the Glory
  • A relative would know personal names and secrets about husbands, babies, renegades and decide which ones were lucky in a chant, but these outside women had to build a path from scraps.
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • But that renegade, with a new Mannlicher rifle and two hundred cartridges, is elsewhere, shooting musk-deer for the market, and Yankling Sahib will learn next season how very ill he has been.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • There were other chiefs, true, and the final fights were yet to be fought, but he had never had the vengeful nature of some Rangers and had no interest in spending a decade mopping up renegades and stragglers.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • For there was Walter Butler, the loyalist, who spread fire and horror through the Mohawk Valley in the times of the Revolution; and there was Simon Girty, the renegade, who saw white men burned at the stake and whooped with the Indians to see them burn.
    Stephen Vincent Benét  --  The Devil and Daniel Webster
  • This scene was so bizarre that I felt myself nearing panic A renegade in this faraway land, a helpless pawn now at the mercy of people who were, themselves, outlaws within their own sinister country, I cried out silently for help.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • In September, I gave a speech in which I said there was a hidden hand behind the violence and suggested that there was a mysterious "Third Force," which consisted of renegade men from the security forces who were attempting to disrupt the negotiations.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • I think Mautz thought the fat kid with his arm in a sling or the handsome renegade preacher’s kid might turn study hall into a verbal free-for-all if Brittain said the wrong thing, but the part of him that thought all kids should hear Mark Brittain won over.
    Chris Crutcher  --  Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
  • Local news next, something about Big Bill Thompson, that he had hired the Cort Theatre, for instance, and presented himself on the stage with two caged giant rats from the stockyards whom he addressed by the names of Republican renegades—I came to know what items Einhorn would want first.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
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