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He was not so credulous as to believe that this savage ape-man would have any compunctions about slaying him.
But can you really be so credulous as to think that I will print all this and give it to you to read too?
And so it happened that Adam was at once penetrating and credulous.
But I am strongly inclined to believe not only the corpse was refused Christian burial, but that the heart which was brought to Vancouver some time after the event, and which the Hawiians stoutly maintained was that of Captain Cook, was no such thing; and that the whole affair was a piece of imposture which was sought to be palmed off upon the credulous Englishman.
Frigid and yet friendly, frank yet cautious, shrewd yet credulous, positive yet skeptical, confident yet shy, extremely intelligent and extremely good-humored, there was something vaguely defiant in its concessions, and something profoundly reassuring in its reserve.
As for talkers and futile persons, they are commonly vain and credulous withal.
It is extraordinary how credulous the peasants are about here
Now since it would be really immoral to announce such a thing to a credulous public if it had not occurred, I suggest it should occur without further delay.
That is but one of the superstitions which Issus has foisted upon a credulous humanity.
when in fancy I see his credulous victim, Maximilian, lying stark and stiff in Mexico, and his maniac widow watching eagerly from her French asylum for the form that will never come--but I do admire his nerve, his calm self-reliance, his shrewd good sense.
What more was needed, simple and credulous as she was?
Their old friendship and its firm base upon indestructible qualities of character crumbled, and her whole past seemed foolish, herself weak and credulous, and Ralph merely the shell of an honest man.