Usage examples for innocence

  1. Like a baby- with a sort of innocence- like a fate, a kind one,- like the earth goddess. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  2. As it aged it took on another kind of innocence only. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  3. Innocence learned a lot from experience. – Coming to Grips with White Knuckles by Paul Cameron Brown
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. And when I spoke of my innocence, he asked who would believe it? – The Crown of Life by George Gissing
  7. 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
  8. Nature’ s innocence is gone. – La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages by Jules Michelet
  9. No, said Anna, with a look of injured innocence, I didn't know. – Kitty Trenire by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  10. 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
  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. " Why, dear," replied Mrs. Dinks, confused by Hope's air of innocence, " your engagement, of course." – Trumps by George William Curtis
  13. I could not tell if it was in innocence or mischief. – The Grey Woman and other Tales by Mrs. (Elizabeth) Gaskell
  14. Then you take advantage of her innocence to amuse yourself with her. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  15. " Don't matter, mister, if Lauriston comes back with proof of his innocence," replied Melky. – The Orange-Yellow Diamond by J. S. Fletcher
  16. Her eyes had all the innocence of the eyes of a child. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  17. But the eyes opened wide, with a stare of innocence. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson