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used in The Screwtape Letters

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lacking experience or sophistication, and the understanding that comes from them — often too trusting or optimistic
  • XV MY DEAR WORMWOOD, I had noticed, of course, that the humans were having a lull in their European war—what they naively call "The War"!
    Chapter 15 (2% in)
  • Now the element of ignorance and naivety in all this is so large, and the element of spiritual pride so small, that it gives us little hope of the girl herself.
    Chapter 24 (17% in)

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