There is a Diana flying in the air, but so excellent, so tender, so delicate, of so ingenuous
an action, her hair so well coiffed and adorned with a crescent, her flesh so white, that she leads into temptation those who regard her too curiously.
He was not so ingenuous
as in those days which now seemed so long ago at Heidelberg, and, beginning to take a more deliberate interest in humanity, he was inclined to examine and to criticise.
Yet his smile, in spite of its sweetness, was a little thin, if I may so call it, and showed his teeth too evenly; his gaze though decidedly good-humoured and ingenuous
, was a trifle too inquisitive and intent to be altogether agreeable.
In presence of this ingenuous
greatness of soul, Aramis felt his own littleness.
He was quite aware of this; indeed in some respects he was rather afraid of this ingenuous
wife, whose imitative piety and native worldliness were equally sincere, who had nothing to be ashamed of, and whom he had married out of a thorough inclination still subsisting.
Of all the ingenuous
declarations I have ever heard, this one copped the proverbial bun.
Did you ever know a more harmless, ingenuous
, delightful young man in your life?
She leaned a little forward in her place, she passed with all the effortless facility of her ingenuous
youth, into the dim world of golden fancies which the story of the opera was slowly unfolding.
delight in it was a delight to her, and a new and mutual love-thrill was theirs--because of a flower.
He had heard the opera many times, but it had never seemed so fine before, perhaps because he had never happened to have had an ingenuous
young face so near him in which the varying emotions born of the music, and the romance it portrayed, came and went so eloquently that it was impossible to help reading them.
In her examination of her household affairs she show a certain fearfulness to find a fault, which makes her servants obey her like children, and the meanest we have has an ingenuous
shame for an offence, not always to be seen in children in other families.
He is the sophisticated youth on whom Socrates tries his cross-examining powers, just as in the Charmides, the Lysis, and the Euthydemus, ingenuous
boyhood is made the subject of a similar experiment.
That is a classical line, young lady; and, being rendered into English, is, `a lad of an ingenuous
countenance, and of an ingenuous
modesty;' for this was a virtue in great repute both among the Latins and Greeks.
Jasper weighs the three keys in his hand, lifts his head from his idly stooping attitude over the fire, and delivers the keys to Durdles with an ingenuous
and friendly face.
But while her ingenuous
disposition freely admitted the superiority of the strangers over the less brilliant attractions of the Dahcotah maidens, she had seen no reason to deprecate their advantages.