- 1702, Cotton Mather, Magnalia Christi Americana (1855 Silas Andrus edition), p. 127:
- [W]hereto with a sagacious humilitude he consented.
- 1817, Alicia M'Gennis, Strathbogie; or, The Recluse of Glenmorris, p. 180:
- The attending spirits that waited the voice of justice fell prostrate down, but Robin, as by superior force impelled, raised his awe-inspired eyes in deep humilitude to the centre of this bright concave.
- 1915, Credo Fitch Harris, Sunlight Patch, ch. 23:
- "[H]enceforth I shall come into your exalted presence with bare-headed humilitude."