him submissively

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  • Robin went with him submissively enough, but he stumbled several times on the way. Cited from The Obstacle Race, by Ethel M. Dell
  • I went with him submissively; I thought of nothing but the joy of my life, the love of my lover. Cited from The Bacillus of Beauty, by Harriet Stark
  • The agile old man bounded away from her, and she had to pacify him submissively before he would consent to be seated. Cited from Rhoda Fleming by George Meredith, v5
  • She had yielded, as he had been sure she would; he turned from the other passengers to go round to the weather side of the ship, and she went with him submissively. Cited from The Primadonna, by F. Marion Crawford
  • She followed him submissively to the little iron gate which communicated with the long garden behind the house -- the garden in which a little rustic wooden bridge led across the quiet fish-pond into the lime-walk. Cited from Lady Audley's Secret, by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • He had come downstairs with a headache and a touch of fever, and all day long he let her take care of him submissively, with the old pleasant gratitude that seemed to re-establish their comradeship. Cited from A Daughter of To-Day, by Sara Jeannette Duncan (AKA Mrs. Everard Cotes)
  • But she followed him submissively into the little stucco portico, and when he spoke buoyantly of the possibilities of the place, of the superb view of park and lake, her worn face gained color once more. Cited from The Web of Life, by Robert Herrick
  • And what if he's a small one and a trifle squeaky; so 's a prince when the attendant dignitaries receive him submissively and hear him informing the nation of his advent. Cited from Celt and Saxon by George Meredith, v2
  • He spoke his name; two centuries, Armed and threatening either, Turned unto him submissively, As waiting fate together; He made a silence, and arbiter He sat between the two. Cited from Modern Italian Poets, by W. D. Howells
  • She questioned him intelligently, she heard him submissively; and, prepared for the look of lassitude which usually crept over his listeners' faces, he grew eloquent under her receptive gaze. Cited from House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton
  • She snatched up a hat and shawl from the commode, and, with hurried movements rearranged her hair; then she followed him submissively into the gathering dusk, shrinking close as if to efface herself whenever they passed anyone. Cited from Port O' Gold, by Louis John Stellman
  • And the subaltern was still more surprised when the animals, which numbered over a hundred, fell in behind Badshah -- cows with calves leading, tuskers in rear -- and followed him submissively in single file as he headed for the mountains. Cited from The Jungle Girl, by Gordon Casserly
  • So that, unable as I was, from ignorance, to go along with Lord M.'s appreciation of his pretensions, still, had it been possible to meet an Aoristus Primus in the flesh, I should have bowed to him submissively, as to one apparently endowed with the mysterious rights of primogeniture. Cited from Autobiographic Sketches, by Thomas de Quincey