The foreigner came here poor, beggarly, cringing, and subservient
, ready to doff his cap to the meanest native of the household.
God, who often makes calamities subservient
to His will, permitted this very affliction to be the cause of the conversion of many of the natives, who might have otherwise died in their errors; for part of the country being ruined by the grasshoppers that year in which we arrived at Abyssinia, many, who were forced to leave their habitations, and seek the necessaries of life in other places, came to that part of the land where some of our missionaries were preaching, and laid hold on that mercy which God seemed to have appointed for others.
The people knew that such persons would be very likely to make the good of the country subservient
to the wishes of the king.
Martin came back and looked at the beady eyes, sneering, truculent, cowardly, and there leaped into his vision, as on a screen, the same eyes when their owner was making a sale in the store below - subservient
eyes, smug, and oily, and flattering.
Her motherhood was still so new that reason was yet subservient
he asked, with the subservient
smirk which comes only of generations of tip-seeking ancestors.
It was spacious enough in all conscience, occupying the whole depth of the house, and having at either end a great bay window, as large as many modern rooms; in which some few panes of stained glass, emblazoned with fragments of armorial bearings, though cracked, and patched, and shattered, yet remained; attesting, by their presence, that the former owner had made the very light subservient
to his state, and pressed the sun itself into his list of flatterers; bidding it, when it shone into his chamber, reflect the badges of his ancient family, and take new hues and colours from their pride.
Even the Swinging Sixties with its claims of liberation perpetuated the notion that the ideal female should be subservient
to the male with blatantly sexist advertising.
Why do we continue to accept such colonial, subservient
USA], Jun 17 ( ANI ): Female college students who believe women are subservient
and who endorse music media's degradation of women are more likely to be involved in an unhealthy sexual relationship, according to a recent study.
Erdoy-an asked during an address at the 5th Religion Council hosted by Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate, adding: "[Islamic] science cannot be subservient
to politics; but politics can be subservient
to [Islamic] science.
Support Service operations subservient
to operate the plant Versatile Le Sibille, located in the municipality of San Casciano Val di Pesa (Florence) in operating activities for "preliminary storage (D15)" municipal waste transfer station, CER 20 03 01, and removal of the same.