If you mean that a girl who has no one to think for her is obliged to think for herself, I am quite willing to accept the imputation.
It was a relief to her that Gerty was obliged to hasten away: the two kissed silently, but without a trace of the previous night’s emotion.
"I am very much obliged to you," she said, "for taking such an interest in my plans; but I am quite contented where I am, and have no intention of leaving."
She had a few handsome dresses left—survivals of her last phase of splendour, on the Sabrina and in London—but when she had been obliged to part with her maid she had given the woman a generous share of her cast-off apparel.
I’m obliged to work for my living."
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He obliged her by listening attentively.
They looked at me expectantly and I was obliged to comment.