Impertinence

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Impertinence

Impetuousness (See RASHNESS.)
Bunny, Bugs
cartoon character who is impertinent toward everyone. [Comics: Horn, 140]
McCarthy, Charlie
dummy who is impertinent toward master, Edgar Bergen. [Radio: “The Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy Show” in Buxton, 76–77]
Pierce, Hawkeye
wisecracking medic with an insult for everyone. [TV: “M ° A ° S ° H” in Terrace, II, 71–72]
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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