impertinency


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218) An attempt to make an unrepealable law would be "void ab initio & ipso facto without repeale," simply "by the impertinency of it.
But, since Gravity has the impertinency to be out of his bed at midnight, "Thy father's [Falstaff's] beard is turned white with the news" (355-56), and Hal will now be summoned to the court in the morning, "If you love me, / practice an answer" (370-71).
Needless to say I mean the Scene 6 in Act 4 of the play, where Edgar, commenting on Lear's paradoxical ravings, exclaims on the high cliffs of Dover: "O, matter and impertinency mixed