Saxon made for herself simple
house slips of pretty gingham, with neat low collars turned back from her fresh round throat.
Nor were poets and romancers from over sea--in their seeming simple
paper covers, but with, oh, such complicated and subtle insides!--absent from the court which Nicolete held here in the greenwood.
I suppose they--the flights and flourishes--are desirable, and I regret not being able to supply them; but at the same time I cannot help thinking that simple
things are always the most impressive, and that books are easier to understand when they are written in plain language, though perhaps I have no right to set up an opinion on such a matter.
The kind of argument which formerly made me accept Brentano's view in this case was exceedingly simple
. When I see a patch of colour, it seemed to me that the colour is not psychical, but physical, while my seeing is not physical, but psychical.
Here then, you will say, is the poet for us, the poet who tells of simple
things in simple
words, such as we can understand.
All that seemed so simple
to Stepan Arkadyevitch, Alexey Alexandrovitch had thought over thousands of times.
There in that enormous, illuminated theater where the bare-legged Duport, in a tinsel-decorated jacket, jumped about to the music on wet boards, and young girls and old men, and the nearly naked Helene with her proud, calm smile, rapturously cried "bravo!"- there in the presence of that Helene it had all seemed clear and simple
; but now, alone by herself, it was incomprehensible.
It was a very simple
device, but perfectly effective, as I think any one will find who employs it in like circumstances; and I would really like to commend it to growing boys troubled as I was then.
The 'popular' ballads are the simple
and spontaneous expression of the elemental emotion of the people, emotion often crude but absolutely genuine and unaffected.
No sound louder than a stifled sob had been heard among them, nor had even a limb been moved throughout that long and painful period, except to perform the simple
and touching offerings that were made, from time to time, in commemoration of the dead.
He went to while away the next three hours as he could, with his other acquaintance, till the best dinner that a capital inn afforded was ready for their enjoyment, and she turned in to her more simple
The story of the Odyssey, abbreviated  in very simple
prose, for children--of all ages--will speak for itself.