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The Age of Innocence
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candid
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The Age of Innocence
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  • May met the question with her unshaken candour.
  • "He’s an awful brute, isn’t he?" continued the young enquirer, a candid Thorley, who was evidently preparing to enter the lists as the lady’s champion.
  • Only the day before he had received a letter from May Welland in which, with characteristic candour, she had asked him to "be kind to Ellen" in their absence.
  • She said it in the simplest manner, as if she had said: "He’s fond of wild-flowers"; and after a moment she added candidly: "I think he’s the dullest man I ever met."
  • "Now we shan’t have to talk," he said, smiling into her candid eyes, as they floated away on the soft waves of the Blue Danube.
  • Miss Welland, evidently about to join the dancers, hung on the threshold, her lilies-of-the-valley in her hand (she carried no other bouquet), her face a little pale, her eyes burning with a candid excitement.

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  • Don’t worry about my feelings. I’d like your candid opinion.
  • My candid opinion is that their team is much better than ours, but an upset isn’t impossible.

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