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That moment marked the beginning of a new existence for the poor thoats, and before I left the community of Lorquas Ptomel I had the satisfaction of observing a regiment of as tractable and docile mounts as one might care to see.
I never heard any harm of her; and I dare say she is one of the most tractable creatures in the world.
The Nez Perces are the most numerous and tractable of the three tribes just mentioned.
I doubt not we shall see him in the morning more tractable.
Norris thought with greater satisfaction of their benevolent plan; and it was pretty soon decided between them that, though far from clever, she showed a tractable disposition, and seemed likely to give them little trouble.
And yet this Reginald, whom a very few words from me softened at once into the utmost submission, and rendered more tractable, more attached, more devoted than ever, would have left me in the first angry swelling of his proud heart without deigning to seek an explanation.
He was tractable enough, though his son was a perfect demon, ready to blow out his own or anybody else's brains if he could have got to his revolver.
George as "General," she gave him her arm, to the great entertainment of some idlers who were looking on, he was so discomposed and begged me so respectfully "not to desert him" that I could not make up my mind to do it, especially as Miss Flite was always tractable with me and as she too said, "Fitz Jarndyce, my dear, you will accompany us, of course.
Hatfield's displeasure; for Hatfield didn't like him, because he had too much influence with the common people, and because he was not sufficiently tractable and submissive to him--and for some other unpardonable sins, I don't know what.
He is more tractable now, and we are going to release him, for he has assured us that he will not permit his fellows to harm us.
But once in London Jane Porter was no more tractable than she had been in Baltimore.
He never worked in it and found the soil unpacked and tractable without experiencing the thrill of accomplishment.