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Definition of Guilelessly
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Literary usage of Guilelessly
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1. Kim by Rudyard Kipling (1905)
"The priest recommended him to do so, but insisted that the honour of entertaining the lama belonged to the temple — at which the lama smiled guilelessly. ..."
2. Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc by Mark Twain (1896)
"She guilelessly reasserted the heavenly origin of her mission, and did it with the untroubled mien of one who was not conscious that she had ever knowingly ..."
3. Daniel Deronda by George Eliot (1876)
"I don't believe it . I never saw a married woman who had her own way." "What should you like to do?" said Rex, quite guilelessly, and in real anxiety. ..."
4. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1894)
"said Rex, quite guilelessly, and in real anxiety. "Oh, I don't know! — go to the North Pole, or ride steeplechases, or go to be a queen in the East like ..."
5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"Goodenough guilelessly unfolded the plot to him. Keeling by a trick took his brother to Jenkins's office as an independent witness to his revelations ..."