Usage examples for meek

  1. " No," says her ladyship, dropping her meek eyes; whilst the other lady's glared in triumph. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  2. Let us take, then, this Prince for our example, and mind our life long what He says- 'Come unto Me, and learn of Me, for I am meek and lowly of heart. – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by William Mienhold
  3. Through all the long night of the years The people's cry ascended; The earth was wet with blood and tears Ere their meek sufferings ended. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  4. With men and boys she was meek enough, but no person wearing skirts, and alone, might venture in that field without being chased by that cow. – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  5. So they opposed him who was meek and lowly. – Training the Teacher by A. F. Schauffler Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux Martin G. Brumbaugh Marion Lawrance
  6. " I tried to remember," says Ruby, sort of meek. – Torchy, Private Sec. by Sewell Ford
  7. And her mother had been a meek child of faith, and her father and grandfather, though strong men, had bowed like little children to the same rule. – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  8. People who met them saw but one, or at most two, at a time, looking as meek and mild " as if they could not count up to three," as the saying is. – King Matthias and the Beggar Boy by Nicholas Jósika
  9. Besides, besides; what is all this meek talk? – The Return by Walter de la Mare
  10. M. d'Elbeuf was as meek as a lamb, and seemed, as far as he dared, to improve what had been advanced already by M. de Bouillon. – The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
  11. January had all at once grown very meek. – The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River by Darlington, Edgar B. P.
  12. He appears like the meek, whom our Lord calls blessed, and yet he is one of the wisest of the wise, and, moreover, a master in his art. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  13. Tsing Hi remained meek. – Tropic Days by E. J. Banfield
  14. And then come three girls, sisters, perhaps, all so prettily dressed, with meek eyes, and they, too, buy candles; they, too, kneel and make their devotions, for long, so long, that you wonder if anything has happened, if there has been any trouble that has brought them thus in the sunset to the remembrance of religion. – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  15. An extraordinarily meek, fearful Susan asked the question. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  16. But it was not probable that she would be meek when she found a self- appointed tutor teaching her manners and conduct without her consent. – Victorian Short Stories by Various
  17. Oh, dearest Edith, I hope that ere this she has won your whole heart, and that you have already divined something of that exalted spirit and that meek self- sacrifice which make her life so sublime. – The Living Link by James De Mille
  18. Louis was always of a meek and gentle disposition, truthful and upright. – The Boy's Book of Heroes by Helena Peake
  19. It is a burden to be the only child of a professor, particularly for a meek girl. – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  20. The spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, The spirit of wisdom and understanding, The spirit of counsel and might, The spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord, And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the Lord: And he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, Neither reprove after the hearing of his ears: But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, And reprove with equity for the meek of the earth. – The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible by R. Heber Newton