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  • And each time it happened, we would lose a little hope, wonder if we had fought only for this kind of humili ation.

    The Kitchen God's wife

  • [3674] Tully found out long since out of his experience; Asperius nihil est humili cum surgit in altum, set a beggar on horseback, and he will ride a gallop, a gallop, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • These ladies amply revenged the servitude of their sex — “Asperius nihil est humili cum surgit in altum.”

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • When Gaunt's mother had begun to drink heavily she had lost her job and, humili - ated, she had turned to pawning her possessions rather than allow her family to know what had happened.

    The Kaisho

  • Yet it bothered him, for he did not wish to humili - ate the Stallion.

    Blue Adept

  • Continental thinkers like to take as the starting-point of modern thought man's three “humili - ations,” namely, the recognition that the earth is not the center of the universe; that man, rather than being

    ENLIGHTENMENT

  • A radical humili - atio of the intellect is needed; a new, regular, system - atic (even, Bacon seems to suggest, a mechanical) method of induction must take the place of the hitherto

    METAPHYSICAL IMAGINATION

  • "In piam et perpetuam memoriam Johannis Harvardii, annis fere ducentis post obitum ejus peractis, Academiae quae est Cantabrigiae Nov-Anglorum alumni, ne diutius vir de literis nostris optime meritus sine monumento quanivis humili jaceret, hunc lapidem ponendum curaverunt."

    The Bay State Monthly — Volume 1, No. 3, March, 1884

  • Joseph Hume was his especial target, and was dished up week after week with a decidedly original Latin garnish: '_Ex humili potens_ -- From a surgeon to a member of Parliament;' '_Humili modi loqui_ -- To talk Scotch like Hume;' '_Nequis humasse velit_ -- Let no one call Hume an ass,' etc., etc.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 2, August, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Nox et caeruleam terris infuderat umbram. ille propinquabat silvis et ab aggere celso scuta virum galeasque videt rutilare comantes, qua laxant rami nemus adversaque sub umbra flammeus aeratis lunae tremor errat in armis. obstipuit visis, ibat tamen, horrida tantum spicula et inclusum capulo tenus admovet ensem. ac prior unde, viri, quidve occultatis in armis? 'non humili terrore rogat. nec reddita contra vox, fidamque negant suspecta silentia pacem.

    Post-Augustan Poetry From Seneca to Juvenal

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