Usage examples for innocence

  1. This brought forward your innocence, because it was discovered that, instead of asking for, you had declined the offer she had made you through the Empress. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  2. Like a baby- with a sort of innocence- like a fate, a kind one,- like the earth goddess. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  3. Then you take advantage of her innocence to amuse yourself with her. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  4. No, said Anna, with a look of injured innocence, I didn't know. – Kitty Trenire by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  5. However, the idea was an absurd one, because the gentleman in question presented an air of the most perfect innocence. – The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maurice Leblanc
  6. Innocence learned a lot from experience. – Coming to Grips with White Knuckles by Paul Cameron Brown
  7. The governor called Heaven to witness his innocence; and, in truth, there is not the smallest reason to believe him guilty of such villany. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  8. That's it and that's fair: the opportunity to prove his innocence. – The Desert Valley by Jackson Gregory
  9. But the eyes opened wide, with a stare of innocence. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  10. " Don't matter, mister, if Lauriston comes back with proof of his innocence," replied Melky. – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  11. In England the mob is always in favour of truth and innocence, wherever these are made clearly evident to their senses. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  12. Nature’ s innocence is gone. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  13. Her eyes had all the innocence of the eyes of a child. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  14. In the hope that the folks of Egypt would recognize innocence when they saw it, Vaniman daily walked the streets of the village. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  15. " Why, dear," replied Mrs. Dinks, confused by Hope's air of innocence, " your engagement, of course." – Trumps by George William Curtis
  16. As it aged it took on another kind of innocence only. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  17. And when I spoke of my innocence, he asked who would believe it? – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  18. Neither man in innocence, nor man in a state of grace, was required to make such a tender; nay, no creature is able to afford it. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  19. I could not tell if it was in innocence or mischief. – The Grey Woman and other Tales by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
  20. Let it also be made public, so that each and every one can see my innocence. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger