The middle classes,” Satyarthi once told the BBC, want “cheap, docile labour.
She also features a more natural face than the one of docile serenity so often bestowed on the Queen of Heaven.
As a mother—and a former rebellious teen in my own docile way—I know this story is a lot more complicated than the headlines.
Carrico recalls that the detainees were actually compliant and docile that first day.
The tabloids demand that Kate Middleton be as docile as Jane Seymour, whose personal motto was “Bound to obey and serve.”
She acknowledged his praise with a momentary choke in her voice, and a bend of her head which was not without a docile dignity.
What a docile, obedient, and believing pupil did I pledge myself to be!
The docile and alarmed husband did as instructed; and lo, the black horse flew off with a great noise.
Her desperation must have been extreme, and Gaspar Ruiz was a docile fellow.
But, docile in everything, she would not go back to her friend till he returned.