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We submissively struck our colours, and ere long were boarded by my brother and Sir Walter Mayton.
YR YNYS UNYGJULIA DE WINTON
She submissively cooked herself a meagre pottage of bread and water, appeased the cravings of nature, and fell into a sound sleep.
The husband, stretching his neck, listened to her submissively.
A RUSSIAN PROPRIETORLYOF N. TOLSTOI
They seemed humble and dejected, and quietly and submissively received their annuities and retired.
Tessie, the quick-tongued, would pat the arabesque of shining hair that lay coiled so submissively against either glowing cheek.
HALF PORTIONSEDNA FERBER
So I gave him a little more eau-de-vie, and he took it most submissively.
LORNA DOONER. D. BLACKMORE
Thatcher took the seat indicated, contritely, humbly, submissively.
A truth which we accept with closed eyes, submissively, deferentially, servilely—such a truth is nothing but a lie.
THE FORERUNNERSROMAIN ROLLAND
I went with him submissively; I thought of nothing but the joy of my life, the love of my lover.
"I yield to my father's solicitations and to your own, Valentine," she said, submissively.

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