Mark Twain quote about naivety from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer - Like many other simple-hearted souls, it was her pet vanity to believe she was endowed with a talent for dark and mysterious diplomacy, and she loved to contemplate her most transparent devices as marvels of low cunning.
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Like many other simple-hearted souls, it was her pet vanity to believe she was endowed with a talent for dark and mysterious diplomacy, and she loved to contemplate her most transparent devices as marvels of low cunning.

 Mark Twain, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). copy citation

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Author Mark Twain
Source The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Topic naivety subtlety
Date 1876
Language English
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