Which preposition to use with meekness

of Occurrences 29%

But now, in spite of his meekness of manner, he did not intend to take this cut back.

for Occurrences 5%

He had been preaching to his congregation for a long time on the subject of meekness and it had not produced the desired effect; so he said to them one morning: "Brethren, I'se gwine to give you the illustration of meekness for a week now and show you what it is," and the old man did.

in Occurrences 3%

"I was instructed," says J.Y., "with seeing the charity and Christian meekness in which he daily lives.

with Occurrences 2%

Just as we associate meekness with the worm that never turns, so the typically patient animal is the ass who is too phlegmatic to resent the most unjust chastisement, and ready to accommodate itself to the most overtaxing burdens.

to Occurrences 2%

" She does not deign to reply, so I return with meekness to my room.

than Occurrences 1%

I do not think that people ought to be deferential to criticism, timid before rebuke, depressed by disapproval: and, on the whole, I believe that more harm is done by self-repression, obedience, meekness than by the opposite qualities.

after Occurrences 1%

he asked with unusual meekness after a moment's rather awkward silence.

by Occurrences 1%

[In her pale countenance is blent The majesty of high intent With meekness by devotion lent, And when she bends in prayer Before the Virgin's awful shrine, The rapt enthusiast might deem The seraph of his brightest dream, Were meekly kneeling there.]

Which preposition to use with  meekness