Sentence Examples


  • Awkward interruption of that happy arrangement which made men subservient to flattery and money.
  • To this aim everything in the political life of Cassiodorus was subservient, and this aim he evidently kept before him in his Gothic history.
  • All forms of church government were regarded by him as subservient to the true purposes of religion.
  • It became, indeed, subservient to the Romanist archbishopric of Prague, which had been reestablished by Ferdinand I.
  • The sultan determined henceforth to appoint Greeks to the principalities as more likely to be subservient to his will than the natives hitherto appointed.