pure-hearted


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pure-hearted

adj
without evil intent
References in classic literature ?
Even if there were any witches, they would flee away from the presence of a pure-hearted child.
Sinners told their sins to the pure-hearted old man and were both rebuked and saved.
No offense to every other actress I've ever worked with because I love you all, I love you all, but Lacey has to be the most genuine, pure-hearted person I've ever met in my life," he said.
The classical Greek hero need not even be morally upright, like the bloodthirsty Achilles, who defeated and defiled the pure-hearted Hector, defender of Troy and a hero in his own right.
A revolution that began with pure-hearted youth who wanted the best for their fellow countrymen -- even if they paid their lives as a price.
Another strong comedic setup is the commune called THERE, equal parts spa and cult, where pure-hearted hippies meet rather less-than-pure spiritual leaders.
Only a pure-hearted boy named Adam can her the animals' suffering cries.
Jolie's character starts out as a pure-hearted woman in the film, who is trying to protect her kingdom from an invasion, but a betrayal turns her into a vengeful woman and she puts a curse on the invading kingdom's princess, whom Maleficent reveals herself to in the trailer.
As part of Hawaii's thriving and closely interconnected music scene, The Green share a pure-hearted love of their homeland, which shines through these unforgettable and emotionally moving songs.
Cheng is less at ease when paired with mainland thesp Li, whose gormless country-lad role feels bogus and idealized; Wang's pure-hearted miner, meanwhile, borders on a snarky parody of his "World Without Thieves" screen image as a noble idiot.
It added: "The child, pure-hearted and in good faith, took the bag and moved towards the police vehicle.
The ministry said: "The child, pure-hearted and in good faith, took the bag and moved towards the police vehicle.