She took the cup of life to sip, too bitter 'twas to drain. She meekly put it from her lip, and went to sleep again.
Hear how he clears the points o' Faith Wi' rattlin' an' thumpin'! Now meekly calm, now wild in wrath, He's stampin', an' he's jumpin'!Robert Burns
Why, since people must outnumber the minority that comprises the State and its oppressive forces, have they submitted so meekly to it?
They, the holy ones and weakly, Who the cross of suffering bore, Folded their pale hands so meekly, Spake with us on earth no more!Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
He bought a Bible of the new translation, And in his life he show'd great reformation; He walkèd mannerly and talked meekly; He heard three lectures and two sermons weekly; He vow'd to shun all companions unruly, And in his speech he used no oath but "truly;" And zealously to keep the Sabbath's rest.