He'd like to believe in good and the happy-ever-after, but that innocence could never be retrieved.
Her heart was racing, but she forced innocence into her voice.
She tried to feign innocence but her eyes were probably full of mischief instead.
Their innocence replaced with guilt.
She flung her arms around him, the sweet smell of innocence and softness of her body making him melt.
He loved her fresh innocence, her selfless courage.
To him it was innocence – a little like every time being the first time.
Jackson longed to make their last few hours of innocence count.
As if that weren't enough, I'm ready to take your innocence as well.
Wasn't that innocence what attracted him to her in the first place?
That innocence was part of her charm.
He sensed secrets in people, and this woman had a ton of them, which was at odds with her clear gaze and the shimmer of innocence around her.
Sort of a beauty and the beast, innocence and danger.
"Not this kind of innocence," Laurencio replied.
But he now resisted pain better, and, although more than once a promise to recant was extorted from him, he reasserted his innocence when unbound, crying out, "My God, I denied Thee for fear of pain."
The latter led to Tennyson's presentation in April 1862 to the queen, who "stood pale and statue-like before him, in a kind of stately innocence," which greatly moved his admiring homage.
The Romans, recognizing later the pope's innocence of the outrage, made their submission to him in January 1406.
So I intend to prove the kitten's innocence by a trick.
Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.
This further experience also I gained: I said to myself, I will not plant beans and corn with so much industry another summer, but such seeds, if the seed is not lost, as sincerity, truth, simplicity, faith, innocence, and the like, and see if they will not grow in this soil, even with less toil and manurance, and sustain me, for surely it has not been exhausted for these crops.
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
Rakes, those male Magdalenes, have a secret feeling of innocence similar to that which female Magdalenes have, based on the same hope of forgiveness.
His face, despite its fine, rounded wrinkles, had an expression of innocence and youth, his voice was pleasant and musical.