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No one in the Mingott set could understand why Amy Sillerton had submitted so tamely to the eccentricities of a husband who filled the house with long- haired men and short-haired women, and, when he travelled, took her to explore tombs in Yucatan instead of going to Paris or Italy.
"To be accused of being a real wizard, when I'm not, is a slander I will not tamely submit to.
It seemed such sheer nonsense to be sitting tamely there, when she was at a dance with more lovers than man could calculate fluttering about her--with the whole party doting on and adoring her, and wanting to marry her.
Do you submit to this tamely, or are public feeling and the voice of heaven against you?
Are you to keep your own prize, while I sit tamely under my loss and give up the girl at your bidding?
I tell you, if I had stood by, tamely and passively, I should have hated myself, and merited the contempt of every man in existence.
The cage door opened, and when the small bird, reared in captivity, had tamely fluttered in, he saw it shut again; and then he came away.
But he commanded himself, and said tamely enough: 'I think it must be kept from my old lady, Wegg.'
With Hermosa dropping away tamely, Mehdaayih looked sure to give John Gosden and Frankie Dettori yet another Group One winner, only for Deirdre to flash home and take the spoils.
Rory Burns tamely flicked Keemo Paul to square leg after making 10 while Jennings was out for 23 after being bowled via his thigh pad.
They've not exactly peaked at the right time, sacking coach Julen Lopetegui on the eve of the finals before tamely going out on penalties against hosts Russia in the last 16.
Dark Vision raced alongside Too Darn Hot in the early exchanges, but when Dettori started to take a stronger hold with around three furlongs still to run, the writing was on the wall for the former and Mark Johnston's colt dropped away tamely.