The maid pulled the hay from her, her mistress submitting
with the supine listlessness of a dying animal.
Finding the higher Orders wavering and undecided, the leaders of the Revolution advanced still further in their requirements, and at last demanded that all classes alike, the Priests and the Women not excepted, should do homage to Colour by submitting
to be painted.
On the other hand, such will be the effects of not submitting
to it, that all trade must cease, all courts fall, and all authority be at an end.
Most o' the women do more harm nor good with their preaching--they've not got Dinah's gift nor her sperrit--and she's seen that, and she thought it right to set th' example o' submitting
, for she's not held from other sorts o' teaching.
Then, sir,” said Elizabeth, with an air that was slightly affected, as if submitting
to her father’s orders in opposition to her own will,
Without ever quitting her tone of BADINAGE and playful superiority, she intoxicated me with the sense that I was necessary to her, that she was never at ease, unless I was near her, submitting
to her playful tyranny.
But I mean, that I was right in submitting
to her, and that if I had done otherwise, I should have suffered more in continuing the engagement than I did even in giving it up, because I should have suffered in my conscience.
She answered: "It takes two to coax it round the corner"; and submitting
to this argument he grasped the other handle, and together they manoeuvred the heavy trunk out to the landing.
I mean, each woman's right to her liberty--" He pulled himself up, startled by the turn his thoughts had taken, and went on, looking at her with a smile: "Since you understand so many things, dearest, can't you go a little farther, and understand the uselessness of our submitting
to another form of the same foolish conventionalities?
, however, with a good grace to the caution that we had shown to be so necessary, he contented himself with sitting down among us in his lightest spirits and talking as if his one unvarying purpose in life from childhood had been that one which now held possession of him.
for he who is intemperate [1260a] and a coward will never do what he ought: it is evident then that both parties ought to be virtuous; but there is a difference between them, as there is between those who by nature command and who by nature obey, and this originates in the soul; for in this nature has planted the governing and submitting
principle, the virtues of which we say are different, as are those of a rational and an irrational being.
There was in this voluntary abdication of his freewill, in this fancy submitting
itself to another fancy, which suspects it not, a mixture of fantastic independence and blind obedience, something indescribable, intermediate between slavery and liberty, which pleased Gringoire,--a spirit essentially compound, undecided, and complex, holding the extremities of all extremes, incessantly suspended between all human propensities, and neutralizing one by the other.