References in classic literature ?
You can't quarrel with the wind that inconveniences and humiliates you by blowing off your hat in a street full of people.
Oh, not for your honesty, to be paid for that would humiliate you, but I owe you a reward for having participated in the restoration of my brother, King Charles II.
You shall be the meanest slave in the service of the goddess you have attempted to humiliate.