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  • The young one will be more amenable to control.†   (source)
  • Through her, I can discern my opponents' troubles and weaknesses, as well as what will please them and make them amenable to my wishes.†   (source)
  • He was not very knowledgeable about the ANC nor was he an experienced activist, but he was respectable, and amenable to our program.†   (source)
  • The manner of uplifting was to select a certain number of mill girls whom it was deemed well to help, approach them on the subject, and, if they appeared amenable, pay a substitute to take charge of their looms while those in process of being uplifted attended a meeting of the Club.†   (source)
  • Warden Coyne was more amenable than I expected.†   (source)
  • "an honest man," observed privately that monarchs were "amenable to punishment like other criminals."†   (source)
  • If Rowan had committed the treasons of which you speak, I might be more amenable to your terms.†   (source)
  • Calm the crowd with my amenable Asian face.†   (source)
  • In the path of the talking and laughing mothers and the now wild children she sat blinking her eyes, but amenable, like a baby when he is wheeled out into the sunlight.†   (source)
  • If his feelings are as fervent as hers, the new soul will probably be amenable.†   (source)
  • And then what is so awful about being amenable and liked?†   (source)
  • They shall be Katrina's, if you are amenable.†   (source)
  • Would you be amenable to a hand-and-a-half sword instead?†   (source)
  • When Stoddard turned out to be a regular worker, punctual, amenable to discipline, he congratulated himself, and praised his assistant, but warily.†   (source)
  • 'You are amenable.'†   (source)
  • It challenged him in the only way in which he was readily amenable to challenge—by touching a certain clarity of brain that only demanded a sufficient task.†   (source)
  • There is one type for which his desire is such as to be naturally amenable to the Enemy—readily mixed with charity, readily obedient to marriage, coloured all through with that golden light of reverence and naturalness which we detest; there is another type which he desires brutally, and desires to desire brutally, a type best used to draw him away from marriage altogether but which, even within marriage, he would tend to treat as a slave, an idol, or an accomplice.†   (source)
  • For when scrutinized in terms not of what it is but of how it functions, of how it has served mankind in the past, of how it may serve today, mythology shows itself to be as amenable as life itself to the obsessions and requirements of the individual, the race, the age.†   (source)
  • Rieux asked him to let him know how he got on with his project, and not to bear him a grudge for not having been more amenable.†   (source)
  • Then, my dear sir, after a period of disappointment, he will—since he is young and optimistic—begin to hope that the next convoy of porters, due in nine or ten months' time will prove more amenable to his suggestions.†   (source)
  • Graff was not so amenable to Vision and Ideals as usual.†   (source)
  • She was not so amenable to the law as he.†   (source)
  • She was in short the most comfortable, profitable, amenable person to live with.†   (source)
  • He is the most friendly and amenable creature in existence; and as for advice!†   (source)
  • Being in the service of the crown, your honor, he is amenable to martial law.†   (source)
  • Conseil was eager to accept, and this time the Canadian proved perfectly amenable to going with us.†   (source)
  • "Professor," Captain Nemo went on, "if you're amenable, we'll go back in time to 1702.†   (source)
  • The child could not be made amenable to rules.†   (source)
  • Foolish as it seems to me now, I had not reckoned that, transparent or not, I was still amenable to the weather and all its consequences.†   (source)
  • Remember that he has the strength of twenty men, and that, though our necks or our windpipes are of the common kind, and therefore breakable or crushable, his are not amenable to mere strength.†   (source)
  • "If you will send me some of the manuscript to copy at any time, as you used to, I will do it with so much pleasure!" she said with amenable gentleness.†   (source)
  • If he had been able to believe at the foundations of his soul (there where he himself did not know what was what) that work has unconditional value, is a principle that answers its own question, might not both body and mind—first his mind, and through it, his body—have been more amenable to work and exhibited more stamina?†   (source)
  • Then when Duane had pumped the now amenable outlaw of all details pertaining to the present he gathered data and facts and places covering a period of ten years Fletcher had been with Cheseldine.†   (source)
  • One lesson, too, we have learned, if it be allowable to argue a particulari, that the brute beasts which are to the Count's command are yet themselves not amenable to his spiritual power, for look, these rats that would come to his call, just as from his castle top he summon the wolves to your going and to that poor mother's cry, though they come to him, they run pell-mell from the so little dogs of my friend Arthur.†   (source)
  • "As she did far more amenably in your case," Hans Castorp said, "and as she has done a good many times in all probability—that much must be clear to anyone who finds himself in the situation where ..."†   (source)
  • There is not the smallest probability that, after having been as obstinate as a mule for two years, she suddenly became amenable to reason.†   (source)
  • The terrible new head turned out to be an extremely amenable person, and Stepan Arkadyevitch lunched with him and stayed on, so that it was four o'clock before he got to Alexey Alexandrovitch.†   (source)
  • Mind, I don't say a CRIME; I am not speaking of shedding of blood or any other guilty act, which might make the perpetrator amenable to the law: my word is ERROR.†   (source)
  • From having considered them very respectful companions, amenable to instruction, she had begun to think that they meant perhaps to kill her as soon as it was dark, and cut up her body for gradual cooking; the suspicion crossed her that the fierce-eyed old man was in fact the Devil, who might drop that transparent disguise at any moment, and turn either into the grinning blacksmith, or else a fiery-eyed monster with dragon's wings.†   (source)
  • Trust me, good jailer, you shall briefly have peace in your house; and, I promise you, Mistress Prynne shall hereafter be more amenable to just authority than you may have found her heretofore.†   (source)
  • It seemed to say with cutting sharpness: "Here's the eminently amenable nobleman you might have married!"†   (source)
  • 'I say again,' said my aunt, 'nobody knows what that man's mind is except myself; and he's the most amenable and friendly creature in existence.†   (source)
  • Levin had long before made the observation that when one is uncomfortable with people from their being excessively amenable and meek, one is apt very soon after to find things intolerable from their touchiness and irritability.†   (source)
  • She knew not how such an offence as hers might be classed by the laws of worldly politeness, to what a degree of unforgivingness it might with propriety lead, nor to what rigours of rudeness in return it might justly make her amenable.†   (source)
  • Until this moment, no one took it ill that you should suffer anger; we learned this from the old stories of how towering wrath could overcome great men; but they were still amenable to gifts and to persuasion.†   (source)
  • And then the usual denouement after the fun had gone on fast and furious he got 1190 landed into hot water and had to be spirited away by a few friends, after a strong hint to a blind horse from John Mallon of Lower Castle Yard, so as not to be made amenable under section two of the criminal law amendment act, certain names of those subpoenaed being handed in but not divulged for reasons which will occur to anyone with a pick of brains.†   (source)
  • The one would be amenable to personal punishment and disgrace; the person of the other is sacred and inviolable.†   (source)
  • It is inherent in the nature of sovereignty not to be amenable to the suit of an individual WITHOUT ITS CONSENT.†   (source)
  • The person of the king of Great Britain is sacred and inviolable; there is no constitutional tribunal to which he is amenable; no punishment to which he can be subjected without involving the crisis of a national revolution.†   (source)
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