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148 examples of  insolently  in sentences

148 examples of insolently in sentences

" "I don't want any with you," replied Pennington insolently, as he stared at Dave from under much-raised eyebrows.

" Skeelty hung around the town for awhile, sneering at the new electric light plant and insolently railing at any of the natives who would converse with him.

Wesley could not conceive a sister of his giving her heart to the son of a family that had insolently refused to concede social equality to her father.

The newcomer insolently at his host and the young ladies.

"Five shillings isn't much for a glove like that," he said insolently.

"Come on, what's the charge?" he demanded insolently, with a slight glance at his manacled hands.

The monosyllable was flung out as insolently as possible.

Whosoever shall say to him Raca, or worthless fellow, shall speak insolently, brutally, cruelly, scornfully to him, is in danger of the council.

"Well?" repeated Etta, almost insolently.

" "I think not," said the lady insolently.

" Etta raised her delicate eyebrows insolently.

I have mentioned him both for that fact and to show how the Romans of that period respected men who were prominent through merit and hated those who behaved insolently, even on the very slightest grounds.

"What are ye swingin' the yards fer, enyhow?" asked the sailor insolently.

The European consuls are much to blame; they always carry their heads too high, if not insolently.

So, at least, they always said; but it was remarkable that their name could never be traced farther back than the dissolution of the monasteries: and Calumnious Dryasdusts would sometimes insolently father their title on James I. and one of his batches of bought peerages.

Why, sir, they growl as insolently now at the parson or the squire's wife if they don't get as much money as their neighbours, as they used to at the parish vestrymen under the old law.

England through her leaders is insolently crushing Indian religious and national sentiment under her heels.

The two men stared insolently at the occupants of the car and as it passed Sabota made some remark, evidently vulgar, that caused Dorsey to burst into another round of coarse laughter.

My teeth were hard set, as I saw the white flag still floating insolently in the air.

One of the commanders insolently pointed out with his sword the arrested Representatives to the passers-by, and said in a fond voice, "These are the Whites, we have orders to spare them.

They placed but few, insolently.

He shrugged his shoulders insolently.

Therefore, when Mr. Appleboy addressed to Mr. Tunnygate the remarks with which this story opens, the latter insolently replied in words, form or substance that Mr. Appleboy could go to hell.

She paused and inspected him almost insolently.

And there will I either attend the perfecting of your scheme; or, by your epistolary mediation, make my own terms with the wretch; since it is your opinion, that I must be his, and cannot help myself: or, perhaps, take a resolution to throw myself at once into Lady Betty's protection; and this will hinder him from making his insolently-threatened visit to Harlowe-place.

he went on, glancing insolently around the table.

He spoke; and from his cell dismissed, Was insolently scoffed and hissed.

Florence Bagster, having insolently quarrelled with her mistress, had left her service without notice.

[To the WHITE PILE, looking insolently at his docked comb]that you look like a Fool who has mislaid his coxcomb!

Never mind what she wasshe was of the white ruling race, she was of the race that rules in India, he comes back to India and insolently boasts.

"Go away," he cried insolently.

Something that seems quite new, or that seems insolently false or very dangerous, is the test of a reader.

Gentle reader, I presume thou wilt be very inquisitive to know what antic or personate actor this is, that so insolently intrudes upon this common theatre, to the world's view, arrogating another man's name; whence he is, why he doth it, and what he hath to say; although, as he said, Primum si noluero, non respondebo, quis coacturus est?

Robinson stared at them insolently.

In the eighth canto of the Inferno, the devils insolently refuse the poet and his guide an entrance into the city of Dis:an angel comes sweeping over the Stygian lake to enforce it; the noise of his wings makes the shores tremble, and is like a crashing whirlwind such as beats down the trees and sends the peasants and their herds flying before it.

He protested against our travelling more than six hours a day, and conducted himself so insolently, that we threatened to take him before the Pasha of Tarsus.

He had been rude and had spoken almost insolently, and even now he dared to write that he meant what he had said and only regretted the words he had used.

A villa had escaped from the shadow of the Crystal Palace, thumped its way down by night, grown suddenly monstrous in a shower of rich rain, and settled itself insolently to stay.

The Cause, rather, turned bolder, had stepped insolently nearer.

" "Nay, if you put on these airs, sweetheart," replied Parravicin, insolently, "I must alter my tone likewise.

Diamond looked up insolently, inhaled a whiff of his cigarette, and then deliberately blew the smoke toward Frank.

apologists will insolently tell you, that you are the guilty ones who have tightened the bonds of the slave, increased his hardships, and blighted his prospect of freedom, by your mistaken kindness, in showing the slaveholder the enormity of his sin!

" Marie laughed insolently.

"I thought your habits would lead you into trouble, Miss Marvin," said Mr. Gunning, insolently.

In the text we shall see St. Mochuda, whose Life is a specially sane piece of work, cursing on the same occasion, first, King Blathmac and the Prince of Cluain, then, the rich man Cronan who sympathised with the eviction, next an individual named Dubhsulach who winked insolently at him, and finally the people of St. Columba's holy city of Durrow who had stirred up hostile feeling against him.

" "Not if I get what I came for, miss," said McCloskey, insolently; "otherwise, there is no knowing how long I may stay."

And oft, where seeming Pity moves the mind, From self's mean source the liberal current flows; While Ostentation, insolently kind, Wounds while he soothes, insults while he bestows.

she asked quietly with a sort of insolently indifferent suspicion.

Estella came back with some bread and meat and a little mug of beer which she set down as insolently as if I were a dog in disgrace.

Thus he is gradually led to assert his own cause, and he learns to contend with his master, to reply insolently, to dispute, quarrel, andit is well that we cannot add, to fight.

We passed several loaded wagons, drawn by three, four, or five yoke of oxen, and in every instance the driver, so far from manifesting any disposition "insolently" to crowd us off the road, or to contend for his part of it, turned his team aside, leaving us double room to go by, and sometimes stopping until we had passed.

" Adelaide smiled up at the girl almost insolently.

The quiet and insolently confident smile had not left Aldous' lips.

Susanna, observing her, stared insolently in return, and Marian averted her head like a guilty person and hurried on.

These churches lifted their hard stone faces insolently, registering their yearly alms in the morning journals.

And there were those huge roses, insolently blooming in the middle of winter, the symbol of the terrific forces of nature which slept quiescent under the universal calm.

In fact you will realize before you have been twenty-four hours at the Santรฉ that" "I'm not going to the Santรฉ," interrupted Groener insolently.

I made Lord Liverpool the offer, that if he would introduce me to the king, I would show it to his majesty; but Lord Liverpool insolently declined, on the ground that there was no precedent; and I am therefore determined, that the secret shall die with me.

"It is one of my valued possessions," rejoined the young man, insolently.

When Adam was created, and God commanded all to worship him, Azรขzel insolently made answer, "Me hast

There was no symptom remaining of the recent effervescence when he was acting as the Countess's champion, and he was perfectlynay, insolently calm and self-possessed.

The chief told him plainly, insolently, that he would not do so, and never intended to do so; that he had men enough to kill the white men and that they were now in his power.

He called one morning to ask M. Permon's (a Royalist) custom, but was civilly told that the family had long employed a tradesman of his class, and could not change for a stranger: the man took the refusal so insolently, that he was at last turned out of doors, vowing revenge.

If the creature had understood speech he could not have obeyed better; for from that time he was never known to molest the cat, and she, taking her revenge for past tyranny, bore herself most insolently with him, and when she scratched him over the head he only whimpered and turned away, as if to avoid temptation.

The chief, seeing so much fat venison passing his very door, seized on it; and, to the expostulations of the keepers, who told him that it belonged to King James, he answered insolently, that if James was king in Scotland, he, Buchanan, was king in Kippen, being the name of the district in which the Castle of Ampryor lay.

In her train moved, like moving mountains, Cyclopean guns that had never been seen among men, before which walled cities melted like wax, their mouths set insolently upwards as if threatening to besiege the sun.

She was unconscious of all, lazily, half-insolently observant, yet wholly unconcerned.

Charles glanced at them fiercely and insolently, then turned his look again upon the man who remained.

'Then go and do better,' cried the well-dressed man insolently.

I care not what will become of my God, answered passion insolently; I will satisfy myself, and the resolution is taken.

And when some of the priests came out of the sanctuary, and some the elders of the people, to salute him peaceably and to show him the whole burnt-offering that was being offered for the king, he mocked them, and laughed at them, and abused them, and talked insolently.

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS "'It is there, in youall that I believed'" "What an insolently reckless head it was!"

What an insolently reckless head it was!

[Illustration: "What an insolently reckless head it was!"]

His wicked little eyes glared insolently at me, and he strolled by with his hat stuck at a rakish angle; and for the life of me, would you believe it?

she cried, insolently grimacing in his face.

Mr. Pomeroy laughed insolently.

In the year 361 B.C., Titus Manlius, son of him who had saved the Capitol from the night attack of the Gauls, and twelve years later M. Valerius, a young military tribune, were, it will be remembered, the two Roman heroes who vanquished in single combat the two Gallic giants who insolently defied Rome.

"Sir," broke in Lauzun, insolently, "you have made so many dukes that it is no longer an honor to be one, and as for the baton of marshal of France, your Majesty can give it me when I have earned it by my services."

"Well," he burst forth at last, "are you satisfied, sir?" "I'll choose this," insolently, and dropping the other back into its place.

They replied insolently that those who wanted servants must pay for them.

A fleet and an army were sent to America to dislodge the enemies from the settlements which they had so perfidiously made, and so insolently maintained, and to repress that power which was growing more every day by the association of the Indians, with whom these degenerate Europeans intermarried, and whom they secured to their party by presents and promises.

"Then who commands on board now?" asked Negoro, very insolently.

" "The money stolen from on board the 'Pilgrim?'" "Yes, that, and more besides," replied Negoro, insolently.

He gazed insolently at Max, and said in Italian to his companions: "There is the loutish outlander, who boasted before the duke that he would fight me.

at Rome or were entirely unobserved because they were receiving no complaints behaved still more insolently and involved the Romans even contrary to their own wishes in a war.

he went on insolently.

"She is one of our enemies," replied the savage insolently.

It rose above the colorless flat of gray suddenly, unexpectedly, almost insolently.

No quarrelling among the lackeys!" cried Von Reuss, insolently, from the other side of the room.

As for you, Hugo Gottfried, you were in love with your success, your future, and, most of all, with your confident, insolently dullard self.

Cantemir had caught up the filled bags and was smiling insolently across at him.

No man was ever treated more insolently by hereditary sovereigns, from Czar and Kaiser and King to petty German princelings; and this insolence he has never repaid in kind, nor sought to repay in any manner.

" "And who are you?" asked Jacob, not insolently as was his wont, but as if under the impression of some kind of awe; "who shall I say you are?" Dymock was about to answer; but Tamar placed her hand playfully on his lips, and took no other notice of the question of the serving man, but by repeating her command.

The mutineers who avowed themselves on this occasion were only seven in number; and on being reprimanded by Cortes, they insolently replied, that they wondered at his temerity, in attempting to establish a colony among such prodigious multitudes of natives with so small a force; that they were already tired of being so dragged about, and were resolved to go back to their plantations in Cuba.

Her expression was often stern and almost insolently scornful, but also she could be tender, and her heart would shine from her eyes.

Lord Roos demanded insolently.

Your hands and feet are models, your smile enchanting, your voice musical, your manner witchery itself, when you choose to let out your nature; what more could heart desire?" and he gazed steadily in my face, insolently I felt it!

She promised me, insolently enough, to bolt the door outside to prevent egress, and I, to prevent ingress, locked it within.

" Burnley leaned insolently against a truck and gave the men nothing to observe; the next minute in bustled the honest miner at whose instance Hope had come down the mine, and begged him to come and visit the shoring at once.