1 Abashed glances of servile wonder were exchanged by the sailors, as this was said; and with fascinated eyes they awaited whatever magic might follow.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 124. The Needle.
2 He was just proud enough to demand the most debasing homage of the slave, and quite servile enough to crouch, himself, at the feet of the master.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER IV
3 She also is dressed with great neatness, and her white, delicate hands betray very little acquaintance with servile toil.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XXX
4 He is usually respectful to the attendant and at times servile; but to-night, the man tells me, he was quite haughty.
5 Not in bed yet,' he said, with a kind of servile heartiness; 'it's so natural.
6 Our servile rabble applauded, but I attacked him, not from compassion for the girls and their fathers, but simply because they were applauding such an insect.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor DostoevskyGet Context In PART 2: III
7 Boris belonged to the latter and no one else, while showing servile respect to Kutuzov, could so create an impression that the old fellow was not much good and that Bennigsen managed everything.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXII
8 They were obsequious and servile and did not presume to talk to their masters as if they were their equals.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson BurnettGet Context In CHAPTER IV
9 Standing at this table, I became conscious of the servile Pumblechook in a black cloak and several yards of hatband, who was alternately stuffing himself, and making obsequious movements to catch my attention.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter XXXV
10 In the most cultured sections and cities of the South the Negroes are a segregated servile caste, with restricted rights and privileges.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du BoisGet Context In II
11 A shade of mockery relieved the servility of his manner.
12 It was like a placid mask of servility.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar WildeGet Context In CHAPTER 10
13 They are interrupted by the entry of Louka, a handsome, proud girl in a pretty Bulgarian peasant's dress with double apron, so defiant that her servility to Raina is almost insolent.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard ShawGet Context In ACT I
14 Formerly he had the same combination of servility and impertinence which Wilkerson possessed but now, with Mr. Calvert and Raiford dead in the war and Cade sick, he had dropped all servility.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXIX
15 The crouching servility, usually so acceptable a quality in a slave, did not answer when manifested toward her.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER VI