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Twice he has taken it upon himself to humiliate Nikolas Rokoff.
Charlie Sloane, who had not been asked to join the Lambs, told Anne he did not see how Blythe could do it, and HE, for his part, could never humiliate himself so.
The fact that I lent it to her was intended to humiliate you, the attentions which I purposely paid to her in public were intended to convey a false impression to society--and in this, too, I fancy that I have been successful.
Is it not this: To humiliate oneself in order to mortify one's pride?
The hidden and awful Wisdom which apportions the destinies of mankind is pleased so to humiliate and cast down the tender, good, and wise, and to set up the selfish, the foolish, or the wicked.
She felt so sinful, so guilty, that nothing was left her but to humiliate herself and beg forgiveness; and as now there was no one in her life but him, to him she addressed her prayer for forgiveness.
For beggary a man is not chased out of human society with a stick, he is swept out with a broom, so as to make it as humiliating as possible; and quite right, too, forasmuch as in beggary I am ready to be the first to humiliate myself.
Work of which I am weary, because I have long since ceased to respect it; petty malice that strikes at me through my wife, and mortifies and humiliates her, turn where she may.
Judge Philip Head banned him from every McDonald's in the UK for 12 months and said the attack was a "sexually calculated attempt to humiliate a stranger".
To prove him wrong she enrols at Harvard, but finds herself out of her depth as other students do their best to humiliate her.
He said that the officers had asked him if there was anything in the constitution which allowed anyone to humiliate any institution.
The judge in the Marivan region of northwest Iran sentenced them to be paraded through the streets in women's clothes to humiliate them.