Sentence Examples


  • Pierre sighed, rose submissively, emptied his glass, and, waiting till all were seated again, turned with his kindly smile to Rostov.
  • Rostov submissively unbent the corner of his card and, instead of the six thousand he had intended, carefully wrote twenty-one.
  • Princess Mary shrugged her shoulders but took the glass submissively and calling the nurse began giving the medicine.
  • Anatole glanced round at his sister and rose submissively, ready to follow Pierre.
  • And he fell back into that artificial realm of imaginary greatness, and again--as a horse walking a treadmill thinks it is doing something for itself--he submissively fulfilled the cruel, sad, gloomy, and inhuman role predestined for him.

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