Thesaurus / docility

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I had all the simplicity, all the docility of the little child, but none of the child's habits.
A Church exists to be loved, to be reverenced, to be heard with docility, to reign in the understandings and hearts of men.
He combined the fierceness of the lion with the gentleness and docility of the lamb.
He was giving his client's docility a severe test, and he knew it.
THE LAST STROKELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Everywhere the same story was told, and everywhere was it received with the same eagerness and docility.
THE HOUR AND THE MANHARRIET MARTINEAU
Some authors have proved the mildness and docility of the camelopard, while others represent it as incapable of being tamed.
The "Block" system among the managers was in good working order, and could easily starve a man into docility.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
No dog has a higher step, sense of smell, or shows greater intelligence or docility.
They are experiencing what Mr. Edmond Holmes has called the Nemesis of docility.
He furthermore valued them for their docility, and perfect subjection to discipline.
PALMETTO-LEAVESHARRIET BEECHER STOWE

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