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The Awakening
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  • Some went submissively; others with shrieks and protests as they were dragged away.
  • Mr. Pontellier had been a rather courteous husband so long as he met a certain tacit submissiveness in his wife.

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  • She has become silently submissive.
  • Harriet kissed her hand in silent and submissive gratitude.
    Austen, Jane  --  Emma

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