Sentence Examples


  • Write insolent letters to the war minister on purely professional questions.
  • 10) - without "insolent temerity," since such rejection would be contrary to the common agreement of the Church.
  • At the time of the Vatican Council (1869-1870) he was known to be opposed to the definition of Papal infallibility, and in a private letter to his bishop (Ullathorne), surreptitiously published, he denounced the "insolent and aggressive faction" that had pushed the matter forward.
  • In this he drew a masterly picture, not only of the life and immorality of the friars but also of the insolent Filipino chiefs or caciques, subservient to the powers above, tyrannical to those below, superstitious, unprogressive and grasping.
  • Warburton's manner of dealing with opponents was both insolent and rancorous, but it did him no disservice.
 

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