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Sample sentences for the GRE study word docile

docile can be used as a adj

1.I am thy creature, and I will be even mild and docile to my natural lord and king if thou wilt also perform thy part, the which thou owest me. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
2.Krempe was not equally docile and in my condition at that time, of almost insupportable sensitiveness, his harsh blunt encomiums gave me even more pain than the benevolent approbation of M. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
3.I sat up on the coping of the bridge admiring my frail canvas shoes which I had diligently pipeclayed overnight and watching the docile horses pulling a tramload of business people up the hill. - from Dubliners by James Joyce
4."My brave wife," returned Defarge, standing before her with his head a little bent, and his hands clasped at his back, like a docile and attentive pupil before his catechist, "I do not question all this. - from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
5.That moment marked the beginning of a new existence for the poor thoats, and before I left the community of Lorquas Ptomel I had the satisfaction of observing a regiment of as tractable and docile mounts as one might care to see. - from A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
6.Yet if the wax Be good, it follows not th' impression must." "What love is," I return'd, "thy words, O guide And my own docile mind, reveal. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri

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