The ingenuous faith of a Louis IX.
But he was the one man of ability who could hope to rule the debris of the kingdom of Jerusalem with success; he was the master of an Italian statecraft which gave him the advantage over his ingenuous rival; and Richard was finally forced to recognize him as king (April 11 9 2).
It may, however, be granted that the possibility of lapse throws us open to the objections, ingenuous or disingenuous, of the sceptic; and we must remain exposed to them so long as we deal with our first principles as so many isolated axioms or intuitions.
He has, indeed, a true love of England, sometimes not without a suspicion of insularity, but always fresh and ingenuous.
Beside, there's no such thing as idiot-proof; idiots are far too ingenuous.
ingenuous spirit: Heb.
ingenuous authenticity for the portrayal of his characters.
Personal statements Personal statements tend to come over as a rather ingenuous hard sell.
Cleverly segueing between stories... von Stockert's use of props and set is also ingenuous.
ingenuous thought, to potential philosophy?
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