If you want an obedient nymph, then go get one.
Carmen was obedient – how much was in her nature and how much was the result of strict upbringing was hard to determine.
"Does the food please you, my king?" he asked, standing like an obedient servant beside the madman.
As an officer he was obedient and never disputed my orders or argued with them.
Though the Roman slaves were not, like the Spartan Helots, kept obedient by systematic terrorism, their large numbers were a constant source of danger.
A small handful of obedient peasants, priest-ridden and over-administered, formed the basis of the colony.
Hardy, brave and slow-witted, obedient to discipline, attached to his officers, he makes the finest soldier of the East.
They were just and temperate in anger, the guardians of good faith, and the ministers of peace, obedient to their elders and to the majority.
- Moti left the empty title of caliph to his son al-Ta`i li-am y i'llah (" the obedient to the command of God").
Scripture deals, he maintains, in none but the simplest precepts, nor does it aim at anything beyond the obedient mind; it tells nought of the divine nature but what men may profitably apply to their lives.
She has been so gentle and obedient the past two months, I thought love had subdued the lion; but it seems he was only sleeping.
I have held them in my open hand at such a time, and still their only care, obedient to their mother and their instinct, was to squat there without fear or trembling.
He was conscious that here he was in contact with the springs that set in motion the enormous movements of the mass of which in his regiment he felt himself a tiny, obedient, and insignificant atom.
It was all dreadfully difficult and complicated; and he replied to his mother in cold, formal letters in French, beginning: "My dear Mamma," and ending: "Your obedient son," which said nothing of when he would return.
As at Tilsit Rostov had not allowed himself to doubt that what everybody considered right was right, so now, after a short but sincere struggle between his effort to arrange his life by his own sense of justice, and in obedient submission to circumstances, he chose the latter and yielded to the power he felt irresistibly carrying him he knew not where.