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  • They never were obeyed so submissively at home nor so dreaded and even respected abroad. Cited from Great Events by Famous Historians, V12,Ed. Johnson
  • My mother glances submissively at them, shuts the book, and lays it by as an arrear to be worked out when my other tasks are done. Cited from David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens
  • Know then, that now, and only now, Thy people feel fully sure and satisfied of their freedom; and that only since they have themselves and of their own free will delivered that freedom unto our hands by placing it submissively at our feet. Cited from The Grand Inquisitor, by Feodor Dostoevsky
  • He would kneel submissively at her feet, like Hercules in the presence of Adriadne, resting his chin on her knees, looking up into her face with his gray, kindly, caressing eyes. Cited from The Torrent (Entre Naranjos), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • Leonora admitted to Rafael that she could have lived to old age submissively at Keller's side, pampering his whims and selfish caprices. Cited from The Torrent (Entre Naranjos), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • As Sophia called her name, Laura laid her hand upon her heart, as if to suppress its stormy beating, and with her head bowed meekly upon her breast she advanced submissively at the call of her mistress. Cited from Frederick the Great and His Court, L. Muhlbach
  • Weakling as he was, he had been humoured too long to bear the lash submissively at last, and beneath the tumult of words that overwhelmed him he felt his anger flow like an infusion of courage in his veins. Cited from The Deliverance, by Ellen Glasgow