They had fought for freedom in order to liberate themselves not only from the yoke of Napoleon but also from the tyranny of their own governments, whereas he expected them to remain submissively under the patriarchal institutions which their native rulers imposed on them.
For the moment the Jews were cowed, and next day they went submissively to greet the troops coming from Caesarea.
Arrayed submissively felling cedars for Seti I.
Shah Rukh submissively followed in his train.
Rostov submissively unbent the corner of his card and, instead of the six thousand he had intended, carefully wrote twenty-one.
Princess Mary shrugged her shoulders but took the glass submissively and calling the nurse began giving the medicine.
Anatole glanced round at his sister and rose submissively, ready to follow Pierre.
And he fell back into that artificial realm of imaginary greatness, and again--as a horse walking a treadmill thinks it is doing something for itself--he submissively fulfilled the cruel, sad, gloomy, and inhuman role predestined for him.
The young man in his clattering chains stepped clumsily to the spot indicated, holding away with one finger the coat collar which chafed his neck, turned his long neck twice this way and that, sighed, and submissively folded before him his thin hands, unused to work.