Usage examples for obedience

  1. But what relation that intention had to her loyalty or treachery, or whether she were capable of either- capable of anything except greed, and obedience for the sake of pay- were problems no man living could have guessed. – Rung Ho! by Talbot Mundy
  2. If we were called together, we should be a confused herd, without any disposition to obedience, without a general of ability to direct and guide us; and our numbers would be our destruction! – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  3. There was no alternative but obedience. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  4. They are not to be set free as a reward for their faith, love and obedience. – Twenty-Four Short Sermons On The Doctrine Of Universal Salvation by John Bovee Dods
  5. And I bade the Maid to sleep; but, indeed, she had no power to this end, for her body did ache very sore; but yet did she strive to give me an obedience in this thing. – The Night Land by William Hope Hodgson
  6. The citizens were allowed three days to decide whether to stay under loyal obedience to the States- General, or to take their departure. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  7. And admire my obedience in having written 'a long letter' to the letter! – The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846 by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
  8. Was it not the very consequence of his obedience?" – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  9. No, Sir; I came straight here in obedience to your directions. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  10. The fate of Ghent depends on absolute obedience to this order. – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  11. I should always insist on prompt and cheerful obedience, if I had a son. – The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories by E. M. Forster
  12. We owed, also, an obedience to whatever made us. – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  13. Their obedience was accompanied with much assurance of salvation. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  14. The motion looked as if it were made in obedience to some fiercely monotonous music. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  15. I claim your obedience! – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  16. I will not ask for obedience from you beyond to- night. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  17. There is but one way to power, and it is the way of obedience. – The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation by Edward Maitland
  18. From the first, Chum's look of utter worship and his eagerly happy obedience had been a joy to Link. – His Dog by Albert Payson Terhune
  19. As you know, obedience is 'the first law of a soldier. – Punch 1893.07.29 by Various
  20. My jealousy tells me; for you have won my boy Crossjay's heart, and done more to bring him to obedience in a few minutes than we have been able to do in months. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith