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It was not above a week after they had these arms, and went abroad, before the ungrateful creatures began to be as insolent and troublesome as ever.
The priests opposed both my fire and life in- surance, on the ground that it was an insolent attempt to hinder the decrees of God; and if you pointed out that they did not hinder the decrees in the least, but only modified the hard consequences of them if you took out policies and had luck, they retorted that that was gambling against the decrees of God, and was just as bad.
While all present stood amazed at this strange occurrence the general said, "At any rate your tears will not allow me to keep my oath; live, fair Ana Felix, all the years that heaven has allotted you; but these rash insolent fellows must pay the penalty of the crime they have committed;" and with that he gave orders to have the two Turks who had killed his two soldiers hanged at once at the yard-arm.
At a time when we should strive for the civilization values that are embedded in the European Convention on Human Rights and which clearly condemn discrimination on any ground, this behavior of individuals that offend the dignity of others and glorify war criminals is an insolent, uncivilized and malicious action.
Aboul Gheit repeatedly warned of taking such measure, which could lead to long term consequences, the most important of which is the undermining of the peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis and creating further tension in the Middle East, especially in light of the increasing negligence towards the Israeli approach that is becoming increasingly extremist and insolent.
He was insolent, of course, and I was a hot-headed 20-year-old, so I grabbed him and hit him," he continued.
The African diplomatic corps in Rabat distanced itself from the Algerian foreign minister's insolent and incomprehensible statements against Morocco which do nothing but poison the situation.
The police personnel, on the other hand, claimed that they were on a patrolling duty when they received a complaint of over-rating and insolent behaviour by the staff of the toll plaza after which they went there.
That is, the quartet of miniature stories that include, most critically, Pierre, about an insolent little boy whose indifference toward his parents gets him eaten by a hungry lion who pays a call.
If it is normal for somebody to say at 18:30 on December 31 they cannot cope with their job and then argue their business is being stolen, this is insolent.
If their high handedness and pursuit of conflict continued then lawyers would take to streets again, they warned while condemning officialdom unjust and insolent conduct towards lawyers.
A specialist in Christian-Muslim relations, Cucarella focuses on the polemic work translated as Splendid Replies to Insolent Questions by Egyptian Maliki jurist al-Qarafi (626-684/1228-1285).