Sentence Examples


  • The countess tried to make him talk, but he went on naively looking around through his spectacles as if in search of somebody and answered all her questions in monosyllables.
  • "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.
  • Again Pierre fell into the naively symmetrical pose of an Egyptian statue, evidently distressed that his stout and clumsy body took up so much room and doing his utmost to look as small as possible.
  • There was something naively festive in his air, which, in conjunction with his firm and virile features, gave him a rather comical expression.
  • "But, dear me, that must be a fraud!" said Pierre, naively, who had listened attentively to the pilgrim.

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