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‘Innocent’ as an adjective

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Innocent’ as an adjective.

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“I have done no harm.”

“No harm? You have done your best to get an innocent man hanged.”

From ‘The Return of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

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Gold

“‘Mr Wooster, miss’ he said ‘is, perhaps, mentally somewhat negligible but he has a heart of gold.’”

From ‘Thank You, Jeeves’, by P.G. Wodehouse.

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