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Mr. Pontellier had been a rather courteous husband so long as he met a certain tacit submissiveness in his wife.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Susan, seeming somewhat shyer,Showed submissiveness straightway.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
"One and six—one and six," replied Wayne, with a wild submissiveness.
THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
The people, its intoxication once passed, will fall back into its misery and abject submissiveness.
THE SWORD OF HONOR, VOLUMES 1 & 2EUGNE SUE
Its only share in the judicial duties of the latter was to execute its sentences with humble submissiveness.
THE REVOLT OF THE NETHERLANDS, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
And yet as long as you have the compulsory school as we know it, we shall have submissiveness inculcated.
A TREATISE ON PARENTS AND CHILDRENGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Harpstenah made ready for the bridal and greeted her future husband with apparent pleasure and submissiveness.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
The lady looked all deprecation and submissiveness, but said nothing.
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
Upon his harsh message, followed the most servile declarations of submissiveness to the National Assembly.
THE EIGHTEENTH BRUMAIRE OF LOUIS BONAPARTEKARL MARX
Now that the captive had duly learned her first lesson in submissiveness, he might relax a little from his severity for a time.
HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGEWALDRON BAILY
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