1 The "woman" was more tractable, and for a dime Jurgis secured two thick sandwiches and a piece of pie and two apples.
2 He had not the most tractable pupils, however.
3 Tom Loker we left groaning and touzling in a most immaculately clean Quaker bed, under the motherly supervision of Aunt Dorcas, who found him to the full as tractable a patient as a sick bison.
4 "Come," he said to himself, "let me try if he will be more tractable than the other;" and he tapped gently at the door.
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5 I never heard any harm of her; and I dare say she is one of the most tractable creatures in the world.
6 Bulls which had always been tractable suddenly turned savage, sheep broke down hedges and devoured the clover, cows kicked the pail over, hunters refused their fences and shot their riders on to the other side.
7 While the men were milking the boys would take turns in riding the tractable mare round the field.
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8 In order to render me more tractable, he brought me to this country house.
9 We may, perhaps, succeed in restoring her to them, if she is not obstinate: but I trace lines of force in her face which make me sceptical of her tractability.