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Will the next Pope be as self-effacing or more self-effacing, not too young or not too old as the present one to help focus all eyes on JESUS who occupied no high throne nor clung to any imperial man-made title, power, position, possession, glitter and glory of externals but lived as one among a community of brothers, sisters, friends and well wishers, all equals irrespective of their class, caste, creed or gender, still drew all eyes on Himself?
He is self-effacing, down-to-earth, forthright when the occasion requires it and a zealous supporter of not just his home county's cuisine but good quality fare in general.
Not only does she perform all the old favourites, tell stories and crack a few self-effacing jokes, she also asks the audience's opinion on lots of things.
But with his own self-effacing charm, Tubridy has already stamped his mark on RTE's flagship programme.
Graeme Swann revealed at the close of play that "self-effacing humour" in the dressing room at lunch helped Kevin Pietersen's men fight their way back into the match.
Graeme Swann explained after the hosts had been bowled out for 453 - despite twin hundreds from Gautam Gambhir and Rahul Dravid in a record second-wicket stand of 314 - how England had reacted with "self-effacing humour" when the total reached a formidable 302 for one by the end of the morning session.
Wolfe paid for his victory with his life; since then he has been enshrined in paintings, praised for his military genius and self-effacing modesty, and reviled by revisionist historians who paint him as bloodthirsty and snooty.
The understated and self-effacing Woodruff was referring to the Atlanta School, an alliance he developed among black artists in the 1940s, which flourished into national activities, among them an annual art exhibit.
One of Entertainment Weekly's 10 best nonfiction books of 2005, Everybody is humorous, frantic, self-effacing, laugh-out-loud funny--well, look up "flippant" or "irreverent" in Roget's and it's all that.
Reflecting their typically self-effacing and honest manner, Atkinson remarks, 'We just fumble our way through and don't always know where we are going.
Good leaders, in business and also in the church, one expert says, are self-effacing, quiet, reserved, even shy--a paradoxical blend of personal humility and professional will.
McKellen's earlier hardships--which included coming out publicly in Thatcher-era Britain--may have contributed to the knighted actor's self-effacing nature.