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The House of Mirth
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  • The stubborn lines of his face relaxed, and he said, with an abrupt drop to docility: "You WOULD see, if you’d be as merciful as you used to be: and heaven knows I’ve never needed it more!"

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  • [We] show them all the tricks that can save them from death. They listen, they are docile—but when it begins again, in their excitement they do everything wrong.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • The wights are convinced we peculiar children are docile and weak.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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