1 A man who was the Bully of humility.
2 It afforded Mr. Bounderby supreme satisfaction to instal himself in this snug little estate, and with demonstrative humility to grow cabbages in the flower-garden.
3 He wore a high square yellow cap of a peculiar fashion, assigned to his nation to distinguish them from Christians, and which he doffed with great humility at the door of the hall.
4 He saw too much advertisement behind all the humility.
5 To call or to fancy it a loss, a disappointment, would be a presumption for which she had not words strong enough to satisfy her own humility.
6 The workhouse authorities replied with humility, that there was not.
7 'I'm sure Mr. Bumble, that I was only a telling one or two of the dear children as is so fond of you, that it was you a coming,' replied Mrs. Mann with great humility.
8 So, he spelt the bill through again, from beginning to end; and then, touching his fur cap in token of humility, accosted the gentleman in the white waistcoat.
9 The policeman, with becoming humility, related how he had taken the charge; how he had searched Oliver, and found nothing on his person; and how that was all he knew about it.
10 'Delighted to see you looking so well, my dear,' said the Jew, bowing with mock humility.
11 There was humility in her grief, no defiance in her attitude; and when this is the case a shaken spirit is apt to be stilled.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
12 This might be pride, but was so like humility, that it produced all the softening influence of the latter quality on the public mind.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
13 Her husband, but with great humility, did not see the force of her objection.
14 Therefore I gave him one of my three bright shillings, which he received with much humility and veneration, and spun up with his thumb, directly afterwards, to try the goodness of.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
15 He certainly did look uncommonly like the carved face on the beam outside my window, as he sat, in his humility, eyeing me sideways, with his mouth widened, and the creases in his cheeks.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 16. I AM A NEW BOY IN MORE SENSES THAN ONE