Sentence Examples


  • Chief of the cardinal virtues is humility, a confession of our own helplessness and submission to God.
  • Mere Angelique Arnaud, who at this time put herself under his direction and wished to join the Order of the Visitation, attracted by its humility and sweetness, may be named as the most interesting of his innumerable penitents of this period.
  • But again he leaned over towards the people, and bowing his head lowly, with an aspect of the deepest yet manliest humility, he spake these words:
  • There was a corporeal humility in looking up at him; and a white man standing before him seemed a white flag come to beg truce of a fortress.
  • Notwithstanding much cant and hypocrisy--chaff which I find it difficult to separate from my wheat, but for which I am as sorry as any man--I will breathe freely and stretch myself in this respect, it is such a relief to both the moral and physical system; and I am resolved that I will not through humility become the devil's attorney.

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