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naively Sentence Examples

  • "But, dear me, that must be a fraud!" said Pierre, naively, who had listened attentively to the pilgrim.

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  • Collier argues naively that if universal consent means the consent of those who have considered the subject, it may be claimed for his view.

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  • The captain was so naively and good-humoredly gay, so real, and so pleased with himself that Pierre almost winked back as he looked merrily at him.

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  • he is cured of his passion and naively relates how he repulses the overtures now made to him by Galatea.

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  • "The limits of human life... are fixed and may not be o'erpassed," said an old priest to a lady who had taken a seat beside him and was listening naively to his words.

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  • to his own, the royalists began to compass the death of the man whom they had at first naively looked on as a potential General Monk to their Charles II.

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  • 'The same sequence of phases is represented in sculpture by the votive statues from the sanctuaries of Aphrodite at Dali and of Apollo at V6ni and Frangissa; and by examples from other sites in the Cesnola collection; in painting by a rare class of naively polychromic vases; and in both by the elaborately coloured terra-cotta figures from the "Toumba" site at Salamis.

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  • So little was his rejoinder appreciated that Napoleon did not notice it at all and naively asked Balashev through what towns the direct road from there to Moscow passed.

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  • At last he rose, kissed the icon as a child does with naively pouting lips, and again bowed till he touched the ground with his hand.

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  • In another letter he says - " Art began to decline from the moment that the artist did not lean directly and naively upon impressions made by nature.

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  • Naively, Bandolier thought that iron deficiency was of only historical interest in Britain, tho important in developing countries with poor diets.

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  • Now I willingly relinquish the crown " she added, naively, " May I not go home?

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  • was discovered; and by excavation conducted under Constantine's auspices, the Holy Sepulchre, " contrary to all expectation " as Eusebius naively says, was discovered also (see Jerusalem; and Sepulchre, The Holy).

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  • These ideas are then passed down to those of us who naively transform it, for better or for worse.

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  • In the chapter (xx.) of that work where Hobbes dealt with the famous problem whose solution he thought he had found, there were left expressions against Vindex (Ward) at a time when the solutions still seemed to him good; but the solutions themselves, as printed, were allowed to be all in different ways halting, as he naively confessed he had discovered only when he had been driven by the insults of malevolent men to examine them more closely with the help of his friends.

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