Something like (forgive my forwardness) “No representation without taxation.”
It gives you the sense of the forwardness of history as well as the backwardness.
This is said to be a miracle of forwardness among the learned.
Gilian was trembling and parched at the lips now, awake to the enormity of his forwardness.
There may be pride, or self-consciousness, or forwardness, or other qualities of this nature which he has never noticed.
Then, half-ashamed and startled at her forwardness, her gaze dropped.
She chatted gaily on every subject he opened; showed no forwardness; was even shy when, after dinner, he sat down near her.
At least I showed no forwardness; to that I was sworn, and adhered most obstinately.
This may be Spanish resignation and filial submission, but it looks very like Yankee disobedience and forwardness.
Such was their forwardness on the 10th, that it was determined to summon the commandant.