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  • I got it a lot when I was a kid and asked impertinant questions.

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  • To them a black woman is a dumb animal, something one to be consumed and dismissed, and she is impertinant if she expects anything better.

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  • Am I the only person in the world that finds music, as it exists today, totally boring and impertinant?

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  • "A most impertinant letter" cried Helen with burning cheeks and flaming eyes, "I had no idea my aunt was such a cruel, wicked person; I suppose she is in league with _him_," and she pointed in the direction she thought most likely Mr. Palsey had taken.

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  • War ci a cum indeed we found a great alteration in the Conduct of them all this morning, the Sight of our Sentinal on his post at the gate, together with our deturmined proseedure of putting all out at Sun Set has made this reform in those War ci a corns who is foward impertinant an thieveish.

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  • By the time I was a teen I could have said no, but my silencer couldn't trust I wouldn't be harmed for using such an impertinant word.


  • But I do not appreciate being insulted in the impertinant and frankly childish manor.

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  • I confess it gives me no small pleasure to receive the appro - bation of so uncorrupted a judgment as that of so Young a Child: it is free from all the fals notions and impertinant con - ceits that is the result of a superficial knowledge of the princi - pals of art, which is so far from assisting the understanding that it serves only to aimipt and mislead it: unless temperd with a large share of good since: and might tend to excite some degreeofVanity did not my diligence for Years past in the study of nature, most ef [ec] tually ccmvince me of this sad truth, that all human productions fall infinitely short of the bea [u] tys of nature.

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  • Rude insects ruin my day.

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