1 Once she had thought that if he ever spoke those words she would humble him and make him feel her power and take a malicious pleasure in doing it.
2 She could not humble herself to ask friends if they had seen him.
3 Then, as she held Melanie's hand more closely, a flood of warm gratitude to God swept over her and, for the first time since her childhood, she said a humble, unselfish prayer.
4 She flamed with anger and abasement, and the sickening need of having to conciliate where she longed to humble.
5 It was a humble wife who followed the busy doctor out to the carriage, and her ambition was not to play Rachmaninoff better, nor to build town halls, but to chuckle at babies.
6 But most humble though he was, and far from furnishing an example of the high, humane abstraction; the Pequod's carpenter was no duplicate; hence, he now comes in person on this stage.
7 She was a conceited, boastful old thing, and even misfortune could not humble her.
8 She was so crushed and quiet that nobody seemed to want to humble her.
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9 Then there is Jadvyga Marcinkus, who is also beautiful, but humble.
10 In this mortifying abasement, the colonists, though innocent of her imbecility, and too humble to be the agents of her blunders, were but the natural participators.
11 Beyond him again, Duncan could look into the vault opposite, which was filled with savages, upturning and rifling the humble furniture of the scout.
12 Deeply regretting this weakness on the part of a sister muse, we shall at once retire from her sacred precincts, within the proper limits of our own humble vocation.
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13 The last was like the first, humble and imploring.
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14 The circumstances leading to the change in Mr. Covey's course toward me form an epoch in my humble history.
15 He breathed a deep breath of humble admiration.