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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Teachable; easy to manage; docible.

2. (a.) Disposed to be taught; tractable; easily managed; as, a docile child.


Obedience to Parents.
... The lady who has been docile to the orders of her parents will be docile to those
of her husband; for as we are assured by Holy Writ, our accomplishment of the ...
/.../sainte-foi/serious hours of a young lady/chapter xix obedience to parents.htm

Thankfulness to God.
... dog, which, when wild, was fierce as his brother the wolf, has become the friend
and companion of man; even the gigantic elephant has become docile, and the ...
/.../the village pulpit volume ii trinity to advent/lxiii thankfulness to god.htm

"That which was from the Beginning, which we have Heard, which we ...
... It is the great qualification of a disciple, or hearer, to be attentive and docile,
to be capable of teaching, and to apply the mind seriously to it. ...
/.../binning/the works of the rev hugh binning/sermon i that which was.htm

Whether Docility Should be Accounted a Part of Prudence?
... Now it is not in our power to be docile, for this is befitting to some through their
natural disposition. Therefore it is not a part of prudence. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether docility should be accounted.htm

The Many-Sided Contrast of Wisdom and Folly
... The first proverb deals with wisdom or goodness in its inner source; namely,
a docile disposition. The two next deal with its consequences. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture g/the many-sided contrast of wisdom.htm

Jesus Declares Himself.
... Persons who are either by nature humble and docile, or whom life has taught to be
so, persons who feel their need of God, and deeply long for an eternal state ...
/.../the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol i/x jesus declares himself.htm

God and his Saints
... III. The docile obedience of those that are thus guarded. ... It represents
a group of docile scholars, sitting at the Master's feet. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/god and his saints.htm

The Unchangeable Christ
... He was docile and teachable; as the Son of God, and the servant of God, his ear
was open to hear the instructions of the Father, and he could say, "I do always ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 40 1894/the unchangeable christ.htm

Beginning at Jerusalem
... of our thought in obeying Christ's commands; but the worldly wise in these days
call no one a thoughtful person who is content to be a docile follower of Jesus ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 29 1883/beginning at jerusalem.htm

The Necessity of Regeneration, Argued from the Immutable ...
... A mild and humble, a docile and tractable temper, a freedom from avarice and ambition,
and an indifference to those great toys of which men are generally so ...
/.../practical discourses on regeneration/discourse iv the necessity of.htm

Docile (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (a.) Teachable; easy to manage; docible. 2. (a.) Disposed to be taught; tractable;
easily managed; as, a docile child. ...Docile (1 Occurrence). ...
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Gentle (48 Occurrences)
... 4. (superl.) Not wild, turbulent, or refractory; quiet and docile; tame; peaceable;
as, a gentle horse. ... 11. (vt) To make kind and docile, as a horse. ...
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Doctor (5 Occurrences)

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Gentleness (17 Occurrences)
... (n.) The quality or state of being gentle, well-born, mild, benevolent, docile,
etc.; gentility; softness of manners, disposition, etc.; mildness. Int. ...
/g/gentleness.htm - 13k

Teachable (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Capable of being taught; apt to learn; also, willing
to receive instruction; docile. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Toward (2464 Occurrences)
... of Towards. 3. (prep.) Approaching; coming near. 4. (prep.) Ready to do or learn;
compliant with duty; not froward; apt; docile; tractable; as, a toward youth. ...
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Esther (48 Occurrences)
... as a "woman of deep piety, faith, courage, patriotism, and caution, combined with
resolution; a dutiful daughter to her adopted father, docile and obedient to ...
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Dobrath (3 Occurrences)

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Buffalo (5 Occurrences)
... of the eastern continent. It is larger and less docile than the common ox,
and is fond of marshy places and rivers. 2. (n.) A very ...
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Ass (95 Occurrences)
... (Furst suggests that it may be derived from 'athan, Aramaic `adhan, "to be slender,"
"docile," etc.); 'athonoth tsechoroth, "red-white asses" (Judges 5:10 ...
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Docile (1 Occurrence)

Jeremiah 11:19
But I was like a gentle lamb that is led to the slaughter; and I knew not that they had devised devices against me,'saying, Let us destroy the tree with the fruit thereof, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, that his name may be no more remembered.
(See JPS)



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