1 Ellen set dozens of little black boys to this task, the first position of responsibility a male slave had at Tara.
2 They have no sense of responsibility.
3 Just as Ellen had done, other plantation mistresses throughout the South had put the pickaninnies through courses of training and elimination to select the best of them for the positions of greater responsibility.
4 Relying upon their masters in the old days to care for their aged and their babies, they now had no sense of responsibility for their helpless.
5 Ashley, leaning against the old secretary, knew that the responsibility for preventing trouble lay with him and, knowing the hair-trigger tempers of the County, was at a loss as to how to proceed.
6 She watched it jealously, as though it were her own property and Lily its mere custodian; and she tried to instil into the latter a sense of the responsibility that such a charge involved.
7 It seemed to free her of a responsibility which she had blindly assumed and for which Fate had not fitted her.
8 She was blindly following whatever impulse moved her, as if she had placed herself in alien hands for direction, and freed her soul of responsibility.
9 She told the cook that she herself would be greatly occupied during Mr. Pontellier's absence, and she begged her to take all thought and responsibility of the larder upon her own shoulders.
10 And then there was Marija Berczynskas, who, fired with jealousy by the success of Jurgis, had set out upon her own responsibility to get a place.
11 All day and all night for nearly a whole week they wrestled with the problem, and then in the end Jurgis took the responsibility.
12 After this disposition, the young Mohican appointed various native chiefs to fill the different situations of responsibility, and, the time pressing, he gave forth the word to march.
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13 The responsibility of success or failure lay heavily upon me.
14 Tales of hesitation and uncertainty on the part of those high in place and responsibility came to their ears.
15 The faces of the men, too, showed a lack of a certain feeling of responsibility for being there.