unsophisticated


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exclaimed Mr Folair, 'what an unsophisticated shepherd you are, Johnson
And it was then, while finishing his watch, with the chilly gusts of wind sweeping at him out of the darkness where the short sea of the soundings growled spitefully all round the ship, that it occurred to his unsophisticated mind that perhaps things are not what they are confidently expected to be; that it was possible that Captain Anthony was not a happy man .
This, however, would be a mistake, produced by attempting to give to words a precision which they do not possess when used by unsophisticated people.
Those curious and admiring eyes which had been turned again on Heyward, were finally directed to the weather-beaten form of the scout, who immediately became the principal object of attention to the simple and unsophisticated beings by whom he was surrounded.
I mention this circumstance, because, as if the cows and calves had been purposely locked up in this innermost fold; and as if the wide extent of the herd had hitherto prevented them from learning the precise cause of its stopping; or, possibly, being so young, unsophisticated, and every way innocent and inexperienced; however it may have been, these smaller whales --now and then visiting our becalmed boat from the margin of the lake --evinced a wondrous fearlessness and confidence, or else a still becharmed panic which it was impossible not to marvel at.
They don't waste anything here," said the guide, and then he laughed and added a witticism, which he was pleased that his unsophisticated friends should take to be his own: "They use everything about the hog except the squeal.
Miss Eyre, you are not so unsophisticated as Adele: she demands a
The program, however, failed as unsophisticated borrowers, in many cases prodded by the government to borrow, defaulted on their loans en masse.
Lupu and his coaccused Dumitru Pufulete fitted the unsophisticated device to ATMs to siphon off people's money for themselves, Teesside Crown Court was told.
Now Woolybacks aren't local No, they don't live round here They come from Crewe or Khatmandu Even Lake Windermere They don't speak proper English Not like you and me And watch those Mancs from up the Lancs They still eat missionaries you see He's dead unsophisticated Says thou instead of you Belt and braces on his trousers Wears a clog and not a shoe Stuffing ferrets down his trousers Wears a cap that's flat Speaks in a foreign language Like on Ilkey Moo Bahat (What does that mean?
They do not come in with horns and a tail, burning PS50 notes to light large cigars, and involved in casino banking and arcane and complex structure projects, so much as coming in and having to admit, or showing, that what they had done was the slightly unsophisticated error.
A WOMAN was fined for a 'bold and unsophisticated theft' from a Tyneside supermarket.