When she was young and naive, she had dreamed of such a job.
While I hadn't known Howie's doctor was a female, I was quite sure she understood far more than naive Howie.
It sounds like some English gothic—a naive waif married off to tyrannical older man who holds her hostage in a golden cage and beats her into submission!
Dean realized from his past experience that being forthcoming and subjecting himself to interrogation without an attorney was naive but the entire idea of his trying to kill Shipton was so ludicrous in his mind, he tended to minimize the seriousness of the situation.
Oh, so you are still naive enough to hope he'll stick around.
Was he mocking her, or did he think she was naive enough to believe his outrageous flattery?
David, sometimes you're so naive, it's incredible.
You're inexperienced, innocent — even naive, but you're not immature.
You're a naive little child.
He advised his courtiers to marry Germans - "they are the best wives in the world, good, naive and fresh as roses."
11 Several houses and couches were ranged along the Hindu zodiac with the naive idea of providing resting-places for the wandering moon.
In this respect he was undoubtedly guided by a forerunner who has more right than he to the attribute "naive," by J.
If genuine, its naive theory that thought copies things and other features of its contents would tend to place it among the earliest works of the philosopher.
In this account of a visit to some friends, Helen's thought is much what one would expect from an ordinary child of eight, except perhaps her naive satisfaction in the boldness of the young gentlemen.
"Ah, your excellency," put in Zherkov, his eyes fixed on the hussars, but still with that naive air that made it impossible to know whether he was speaking in jest or in earnest.
"What's that that has fallen?" asked the accountant with a naive smile.
She was so plain that neither of them could think of her as a rival, so they began dressing her with perfect sincerity, and with the naive and firm conviction women have that dress can make a face pretty.
Almost all of them stared with naive, childlike curiosity at Pierre's white hat and green swallow-tail coat.