Usage examples for obedience

  1. 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
  2. There was no alternative but obedience. – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  3. 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
  4. We owed, also, an obedience to whatever made us. – Orthodoxy by G. K. Chesterton
  5. No, Sir; I came straight here in obedience to your directions. – Cord and Creese by James de Mille
  6. Their obedience was accompanied with much assurance of salvation. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  7. The fate of Ghent depends on absolute obedience to this order. – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. The motion looked as if it were made in obedience to some fiercely monotonous music. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Was it not the very consequence of his obedience?" – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  15. I claim your obedience! – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  16. 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
  17. I should always insist on prompt and cheerful obedience, if I had a son. – The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories by E. M. Forster
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. As you know, obedience is 'the first law of a soldier. – Punch 1893.07.29 by Various