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  • n. Plural form of simpleton.

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Examples

  • And this method, as it pleased Bruno and other dull people of that day, so does it equally satisfy certain simpletons of our own, who are well served by artists as commonplace as themselves.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • I suspect that your model of simpletons is too … simplistic.

    The Crucial Simpleton Vote

  • For nearly two decades they've been doing shows-sometimes just the two of them, sometimes with a loose cadre of "simpletons" - that prove great theater doesn't require a huge budget, a great venue, or a well-funded staff.

    Seattle Weekly | Complete Issue

  • They belong to that species of our bedeviled race, called simpletons; but their devils harming none but themselves, are permitted to be at large with the fish.

    Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. I (of 2)

  • He has only to walk abroad and he hears and sees the same sort of thing: those who do their own business in the city are called simpletons, and held in no esteem, while the busy-bodies are honoured and applauded.

    The Republic

  • The simpletons are the ones like Kenny who see hunger as a math problem of acres and prices.

    The Seattle Times

  • He has only to walk abroad and he hears and sees the same sort of thing: those who do their own business in the city are called simpletons, and held in no esteem, while the busy-bodies are honored and applauded.

    The Republic of Plato

  • That's right, he's there to take away the votes of the mis-informed tv watcher. aka the simpletons

    Capitol Hill Blue - The oldest political news site on the Internet

  • The struggle today between the "haves" and the "have-nots" -- between the self-proclaimed Masters of the Universe and the people these masters call simpletons -- can be likened to the Biblical confrontation between Goliath and David.

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  • The duplicitous, avaricious Masters of the Universe among us are a modern representation of Goliath and the people these masters have dubbed simpletons, the ones who are honest, transparent, productive and accountable for their actions, are living examples of the courageous David.

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