Sentence Examples


  • They had fought for freedom in order to liberate themselves not only from the yoke of Napoleon but also from the tyranny of their own governments, whereas he expected them to remain submissively under the patriarchal institutions which their native rulers imposed on them.
  • 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.

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