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  • 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.
  • The ingenuous faith of a Louis IX.
  • Beside, there's no such thing as idiot-proof; idiots are far too ingenuous.
  • Cleverly segueing between stories... von Stockert's use of props and set is also ingenuous.

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