Do not think that I humiliate
myself by writing thus to you, or that I belong to that class of people who take a satisfaction in humiliating themselves--from pride.
I did not say that to humiliate
you, Heaven knows, monsieur," he replied.
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.