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It is to the wholesome obviousness of Dickens that we owe the atmosphere of good cheer that surrounds his characters.
HUMANLY SPEAKINGSAMUEL MCCHORD CROTHERS
Observation without imagination makes for obviousness; imagination without observation turns into nonsense.
FIVE PLAYSEDWARD JOHN DUNSANY
Those manufactured for the stage and the anecdote-books betray their artificial origin in their breadth and obviousness.
THE BOOK-HUNTERJOHN HILL BURTON
As a piece of thought, "A man's a man for a' that" unites the two defects of obviousness and inaccuracy.
ADVENTURES IN CRITICISMSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
Palpabil′ity, Pal′pableness, quality of being palpable: obviousness.
The obviousness of this, when he had ended his questioning and exhausted his resources, was a staggering thing.
ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
He ought to experience their obviousness, their inconvenience, their distraction.
A NEW ATMOSPHEREGAIL HAMILTON
The only woman to three men, Elodie preened herself with amusing obviousness and set out to make herself agreeable.
THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Certain elements of clumsiness, of obviousness, of evident blunder, actually require the chronological explanation.
Now, facts may be roughly classed, according to their obviousness and frequency of occurrence, into four groups.
BYGONE BELIEFSH. STANLEY REDGROVE

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