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    1. Immaturity, however, should not be confused with Innocence; that is to say, an individual impervious to wicked designs; virtuous and childlike in manner; whose artless qualities haven‘t been compromised by age or external designs, for that matter

    2. Only the naked live in the sun, only the artless ride the wild wind, and he alone who has lost his way a thousand times shall have a home coming

    3. If the rambling structure was artless, the woodcraft was solid, notched with admirable precision and each joint miraculously fitted

    4. They do not gather round bright fires and tell artless tales on winter evenings

    5. But why not please this artless young man? So I looked at him with the raised eyebrows of intense surprise and said, 'Oh, are you English?'

    6. All the children of Germany seemed to be gathered in this one spot, putting knives into their artless mouths even when it was only sauce they wanted to eat, and devouring their soup with a passionate enthusiasm

    7. But the bishop's wife did not like being told she would be dead in fifty years, and no artless quotations of mine could make her like it; so she drank her tea with an offended face

    8. With the simple faith of women, that faith that holds out against so many enlightenments and whose artless mainspring is vanity, she had believed quite firmly that every sweet and admiring assurance he had ever given her would go on changelessly and indefinitely holding good, she had believed she knew and understood him better than he did himself, and that at any time she wanted to she had only to reach out her hand to be able to help herself to more of his love

    9. Fern was so artless at times; it was what he loved about her

    10. I saw an unnatural understanding in his brown eye, and something small and artless entered my mind, like a delightful firefly dancing in the vastness of my mind, conveying simple messages

    11. One interesting thought from the past, around 300 AD: “The singing of the early Christians was simple and artless

    12. The remedy for this is very simple: You have only to look out for some book that quotes them all, from A to Z as you say yourself, and then insert the very same alphabet in your book, and though the imposition may be plain to see, because you have so little need to borrow from them, that is no matter; there will probably be some simple enough to believe that you have made use of them all in this plain, artless story of yours

    13. And all the artless plaints of love and grief and death,

    14. Everyone was too busy with their own affairs to help her, and the little girls were only hindrances, for the dears fussed and chattered like so many magpies, making a great deal of confusion in their artless efforts to preserve the most perfect order

    15. The next morning brought another short note from Marianne-- still affectionate, open, artless, confiding--everything that could make my conduct most hateful

    16. abandoned to him, naked and free to his loosest wish, over the artless,

    17. Gazing upon those features with a world of tenderness, Ah, Monsieur, he said, had you but beheld her as I did with these eyes at that affecting instant with her dainty tucker and her new coquette cap (a gift for her feastday as she told me prettily) in such an artless disorder, of so melting a tenderness, 'pon my conscience, even you, Monsieur, had been impelled by generous nature to deliver yourself wholly into the hands of such an enemy or to quit the field for ever

    18. " Artless as she was, the young girl knew that this was an opportunity to leave, and besides, Madame de Villefort came to her assistance

    19. On my part, I was richly overpaid for the pleasure I gave him, in that of examining the power of those objects thus abandoned to him, naked and free to his loosest wish, over the artless, natural stripling: his eyes streaming fire, his cheeks glowing with a florid red, his fervid frequent sighs, whilst his hands convulsively squeezed, opened, pressed together again the lips and sides of that deep flesh wound, or gently twitched the over-growing moss; and all proclaimed the excess, the riot of joys, in having his wantonness thus humoured

    20. And why should I here suppress the delight I received from this amiable creature, in remarking each artless look, each motion of pure indissembled nature, betrayed by his wanton eyes; or shewing, transparently, the glow and suffusion of blood through his fresh, clear skin, whilst even his stury rustic pressure wanted not their peculiar charm? Oh! but, say you, this was a young fellow of too low a rank of life to deserve so great a display

    21. " His artless grin disappeared slowly before the unanimous gravity of the faces turned upon him from the carriage; only that "old chap," Don Jose, presenting a motionless, waxy profile, stared straight on as if deaf

    22. He could hear doors slamming—as now, in his basement room in Flower Hill, he could hear the radiators wheezing, the artless feet of little brothers on the stairs

    23. She looked at her wealth and clapped her hands like a happy child forced to spend its overflowing joy in artless movements of the body

    24. It was the third time that day that, with an ecstatic and artless smile, she had met him in secluded passages

    25. Fanny’s feelings on the occasion were such as she believed herself incapable of expressing; but her countenance and a few artless words fully conveyed all their gratitude and delight, and her cousin began to find her an interesting object

    26. The next morning brought another short note from Marianne—still affectionate, open, artless, confiding—everything that could make MY conduct most hateful

    27. Stupidity is brief and artless, while intelligence wriggles and hides itself

    28. “Nonsense! love him and torment him so! Why, by the very fact that he put the purse prominently before you, first under the chair and then in your lining, he shows that he does not wish to deceive you, but is anxious to beg your forgiveness in this artless way

    29. What is particularly good is the figurative language of the persons in the stories, which is frequently quite new, and always artless and strikingly powerful

    30. On the field between Borodinó and the flèches, beside the wood, the chief action of the day took place on an open space visible from both sides and was fought in the simplest and most artless way

    31. Only the lachrymose Lubotshka, with her goose feet and artless prattle, really liked our stepmother, or tried, in her naive and frequently awkward way, to bring her and ourselves together: wherefore the only person in the world for whom, besides Papa, Avdotia had a spark of affection was Lubotshka

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    Synonyms for "artless"

    artless ingenuous uncultivated uncultured

    "artless" definitions

    characterized by an inability to mask your feelings; not devious

    simple and natural; without cunning or deceit

    showing lack of art

    (of persons) lacking art or knowledge