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 Sentences of obedient
a. subject in will or act to authority; willing to obey; submissive to restraint, control, or command
It gave them a reason to remain obedient to the priestly leaders.
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He would be very quiet and obedient: and he wished that he could do something kind for him to show him that he was not proud.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
She was half sorry her sagacity had miscarried, and half glad that Tom had stumbled into obedient conduct for once.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
He was conscious that here he was in contact with the springs that set in motion the enormous movements of the mass of which in his regiment he felt himself a tiny, obedient, and insignificant atom.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I was timidly following her, when she turned round at the parlour door, in the dusk, and taking me in her embrace as she had been used to do, whispered me to love my new father and be obedient to him.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Quintius, on the contrary, by kindly and humane treatment, kept his men obedient and returned victorious to Rome.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Van Helsing stepped out, and, obedient to his gesture, we all advanced too; the four of us ranged in a line before the door of the tomb.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
The first day she was very obedient and industrious, and exerted herself to please Mother Holle, for she thought of the gold she should get in return.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By The Brothers Grimm Context
Beth, comfort yourself with your music, and be faithful to the little home duties, and you, Amy, help all you can, be obedient, and keep happy safe at home.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
The Young Amelia had a very active crew, very obedient to their captain, who lost as little time as possible.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
He desired Kitty to tell her mistress that he could not be more grateful for her kindnesses than he was, and that he would be obedient to her orders.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
For seven years after he had killed Agamemnon he ruled in Mycene, and the people were obedient under him, but in the eighth year Orestes came back from Athens to be his bane, and killed the murderer of his father.
The Odyssey By Homer Context