Parliament tried respectful remonstrances in vain; the cardinal thought himself safe in the servility of the nation.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol X" by Various
This privilege entailed additional servility.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
And his contempt for Mr. Bryany was that of a man to whom his bankers are positively servile.
"The Regent" by E. Arnold Bennett
He erected servile trophies to Caesar, and prepared costly games in which men were condemned to fight with wild beasts.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
We have seen the crawling servility with which Gov.
"Personal Recollections of Pardee Butler" by Pardee Butler
Hence would follow, as he admirably expresses it, "a reluctant understanding," and a "servile hand.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXVIII. February, 1843. Vol. LIII." by Various
I'm an administrator myself, but we've had a little fuss with our Serviles.
"A Diversity of Creatures" by Rudyard Kipling
For the Church made the pious emperor decree that on Sundays and saints' days no servile or other works should be done.
"Medieval People" by Eileen Edna Power
Controlled by superstition, and exalting a servile obedience to human authority, he became a very unsafe guide in political affairs.
"A Short History of Monks and Monasteries" by Alfred Wesley Wishart
The status of the clerk was then of no servile character.
"The Parish Clerk (1907)" by Peter Hampson Ditchfield
The people in Socotora on which the king depends are Arabs, the original natives of the island being kept under a most servile slavery.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII." by Robert Kerr
We may be its willing subject on the one hand, or its servile slave on the other.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
Nor do I think that servility to archaeology on the stage is an unmixed good.
"The Drama" by Henry Irving
Yet I would not that servile and laborious employment should be forced upon the young.
"The American Frugal Housewife" by Lydia M. Child
From his feet, the member of inferiority, proceeded the Sudras, or servile caste.
"Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen." by Dr. John Scudder
However, the motto, "Impudence rather than servility," was not discarded.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 5 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
Is any misadventure big enough to ruffle my peace, or to make my mind mean, craving and servile?
"The Worlds Greatest Books, Volume XIII." by Various
Yes, Aias was the man, and I too there Kept rank, the 'barbarous mother's servile son.
"The Seven Plays in English Verse" by Sophocles
This servility may have consoled Philip for the deprivation of his hair.
"Charles the Bold" by Ruth Putnam
It was corrupt, servile, selfish, cruel.
"Handbook of Home Rule (1887)" by W. E. Gladstone et al.
By oppression's woes and pains,
By your sons in servile chains,
We will drain our dearest veins,
But they shall be free!
"Scots Wha Hae " by Robert Burns
It is not love—averse to bear
The servile chain that lovers wear;
Let, let me all my fears remove,
My doubts dispel—it is not love.
"Song XI. - Perhaps it is not love" by William Shenstone
But never shall my fate be twin'd
With that of one, whose fame is blasted;
Whose word is as the idle wind;
Whose days in servile guilt are wasted !
"Take Back Thy Ring" by Eliza Acton
How plead their cause in burning words?
How arm'd in just rebellion rise? —
Where gleam a million servile swords,
Where Drown for prey a million spies.
"The Beauteous Terrorist" by Sir Henry Parkes
Let boys want pleasure, and men
Struggle for power, and women perhaps for fame,
And the servile to serve a Leader and the dupes to be duped.
Yours is not theirs.
"Be Angry At The Sun" by Robinson Jeffers
That we may love each other through our eyes
Let us our glances lave, and make them clear,
Of all the thousand glances that they here
Have met, in this base world of servile lies.
"Excerpts from "LES HEURES CLAIRES" (English translations)" by Emile Verhaeren