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Unless we are simpletons, we are all to some extent paradoxes, and Lopez was both an indefatigable traveler and, as writers must be, a monastic homebody.
To put it charitably, this is the jurisprudence of the simpleton.
George Lindsay played the lovable simpleton Goober Pyle on ‘The Andy Griffith Show.’George Lindsay Dies: The Best of Goober Pyle (Video)|Brittany Jones-Cooper|May 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There's some vile plot laid against Howard, but if he doesn't come clean out of it with flying colors, call me a simpleton.
Then he pinched Betsy's ear in his usual familiar fashion, saying as he did so, "Saucy simpleton!"Napoleon's Young Neighbor|Helen Leah Reed
Don't talk to me as if I were a simpleton—with your own false simplifications!The Tragic Muse|Henry James
And you ought to have kept me from making such a simpleton of myself, Edward.The Sleeping Car|William D. Howells
The credulous simpleton already saw himself beheaded and wept in anticipation over the fate of his family.The Reign of Greed|Jose Rizal