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The hardest of all humiliations to endure--the humiliation of acknowledging her name--she had passed through.
All my wrongs and humiliations flashed upon me with a dazzling brightness, all that I had suffered and others had suffered at his hands, all the enormity of the man's very existence.
The humiliations," Tom used to say, "which that woman has been made to undergo, in her own house, have been frightful; Lord Steyne has made her sit down to table with women with whom I would rather die than allow Mrs.
It was now--to my mind--easy to discern one of these salutary humiliations in the deplorable proceedings on dear Mr.
Such are the humiliations that society has inflicted upon me, possessing the qualities I have mentioned, and which you know me to possess.
The brothers withdrew entirely from society, and nursed their humiliation in privacy.
Every part of it brought pain and humiliation, of some sort or other; but, compared with the evil to Harriet, all was light; and she would gladly have submitted to feel yet more mistaken more in errormore disgraced by misjudgment, than she actually was, could the effects of her blunders have been confined to herself.
And there was a pleasure in my services, most full, most exquisite, even though sad- -because he claimed these services without painful shame or damping humiliation.
You tempt him to wring them, till he forces a cry of humiliation.
A frouzy mourning of soot and smoke attired this forlorn creation of Barnard, and it had strewn ashes on its head, and was undergoing penance and humiliation as a mere dust-hole.
Would he on any occasion either have demanded or have received the like humiliation from Spain, or Britain, or any other POWERFUL nation?
exclaimed she, a sense of intolerable humiliation triumphing over her agony and fear.