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Unless we are simpletons, we are all to some extent paradoxes, and Lopez was both an indefatigable traveler and, as writers must be, a monastic homebody.
There's some vile plot laid against Howard, but if he doesn't come clean out of it with flying colors, call me a simpleton.
Then he pinched Betsy's ear in his usual familiar fashion, saying as he did so, "Saucy simpleton!"
Don't talk to me as if I were a simpleton—with your own false simplifications!
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
And you ought to have kept me from making such a simpleton of myself, Edward.
THE SLEEPING CARWILLIAM D. HOWELLS
The credulous simpleton already saw himself beheaded and wept in anticipation over the fate of his family.
"But she is almost as great a simpleton herself, I think," continued she, observing that the tears stood in Belinda's eyes.
To Buckingham and Company the idea of governing such a "simpleton," and thus ingratiating themselves with the King, was enticing.
If ye hadn't had the misfortune to be born an obstinate simpleton ye'd ha' been up and about six weeks back.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
If you had known what a simpleton I was, and how hateful I had been about some things at home, you would never have invited me.

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