1 Finding the child more docile and amiable than her sister, the old lady felt it her duty to try and counteract, as far as possible, the bad effects of home freedom and indulgence.
2 You always were my docile daughter.
3 I found my pupil sufficiently docile, though disinclined to apply: she had not been used to regular occupation of any kind.
4 Mary would sit and watch me by the hour together: then she would take lessons; and a docile, intelligent, assiduous pupil she made.
5 Some of them are unmannered, rough, intractable, as well as ignorant; but others are docile, have a wish to learn, and evince a disposition that pleases me.
6 As she grew up, a sound English education corrected in a great measure her French defects; and when she left school, I found in her a pleasing and obliging companion: docile, good-tempered, and well-principled.
7 It seemed to me that he despised him for being so simple and docile.
8 He was docile and obedient, but when he was six years old he began to run away from home, always taking the same direction.
9 At last he tapped his way upstairs, after bowing to everybody, docile and happy.
10 He thoughtfully poked one of the docile hands with his foot.
11 I am thy creature, and I will be even mild and docile to my natural lord and king if thou wilt also perform thy part, the which thou owest me.
12 I sat up on the coping of the bridge admiring my frail canvas shoes which I had diligently pipeclayed overnight and watching the docile horses pulling a tramload of business people up the hill.
13 When John spoke in that masterful tone, Meg always obeyed, and never regretted her docility.
14 Amy was a model of docility, and as her aunt was a good deal occupied with Flo, she was left to entertain her friend, and did it with more than her usual success.
15 Whether Noirtier understood the young man's indecision, or whether he had not full confidence in his docility, he looked uneasily at him.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 73. The Promise.