be rude

References in classic literature ?
Sir,' says the constable, 'I find you don't know what it is to be constable; I beg of you don't oblige me to be rude to you.
The fellow looked like a condemned thief, and hung back, then looked at his master, as if he could help him; and he, like a fool, encourage the fellow to be rude, and he truly resisted the constable, and pushed him back with a good force when he went to lay hold on him, at which the constable knocked him down, and called out for help; and immediately the shop was filled with people, and the constable seized the master and man, and all his servants.
And then of course the antelopes--although they were too shy and timid to be rude to the Doctor like the lion--THEY pawed the ground, and smiled foolishly, and said they had never been nurses before.
First of all, do not be rude back; be so nice it makes them even madder than they are.
During the interview on September 29, 2008, Asante, who now works at Tye Gwyn Hall, a private mental health hospital near Abergavenny, had become "angry and frustrated" and told Ms Nightingale that "as a Christian it would be against his religion to be rude to somebody".
GAGGED: Cllr Steve Kay who staged a silent protest after he was not allowed to ask a question at a Redcar & Cleveland council meeting because it was considered to be rude and offensive to the council leader Picture by PETER REIMANN
She said: "The main problem with celebrities is that they believe their own press - they think they can be rude.
The message here is that, yes, you may be waiting for twenty minutes while we make money from your call, but don't waste our time when you eventually get through because this would be rude and inconsiderate to others.
The title may be rude, but it addresses the issue that white men are in charge of everything.
While I consider booing to be rude and uncalled for in most situations, isn't it in reality just another form of free speech?
Thus, in one of Latour's charming examples, one can "delegate" closing a door indifferently to a doorman or to a spring, although either is likely to be rude and thump rumps occasionally.