Which preposition to use with servilities

of Occurrences 15%

"The servility of the shopkeepers is really a little offensive.

to Occurrences 9%

Civility to all, servility to none, is a good maxim for every one.

in Occurrences 7%

There is, indeed, less servility in his air, and less effeminacy in his face, than in those that are commonly to be seen in drawing-rooms, in brothels, and at reviews; but I know not that a seaman can be distinguished from any other man of equal industry or use, who has never enervated himself by vice, nor polished himself into corruption.

with Occurrences 2%

The long swaddling-garb of the natives had a semi-savage aspect, and the abject servility with which their todzies (interpreters) prostrated themselves before their officers excited a feeling of contempt.

by Occurrences 2%

Coming into the presence of a sound-hearted American democrat, who never had dreamed of one mortal kneeling to another, Ivan throws himself on his knees, presses his forehead to the minister's feet, fawns like a tamed beast, and refuses to move until the minister relieves himself from this nightmare of servility by a full pardon.

for Occurrences 1%

The weight of power, of wealth, of rank is thrown into the scale, gives its impulse to the machine; and the whole is under the guidance of Mr. Gifford's instinctive geniusof the inborn hatred of servility for independence, of dulness for talent, of cunning and impudence for truth and honesty.

on Occurrences 1%

Now this word "Usurper" applied to Napoleon did not at all please the audience, and it shewed a great deal of servility on the part of the Abbé to insult fallen greatness, and in the person too of a man who had rendered such vast services to science.

than Occurrences 1%

On the Philippine Islands there is far less servility than on the other side of the sea of China, and the people are the more respectable and hopeful for the flavor of manliness that compensates for a moderate but visible admixture of savagery.

at Occurrences 1%

Business and professional men had long been groveling in sycophantic servility at the feet of "the clique."

among Occurrences 1%

With every disposition to serve you, there is nothing like servility among the Spaniards.

Which preposition to use with  servilities