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humbles

liver, kidney and entrails of a deer obtained at a hunting kill. Made into a pie for the tenants; hence 'humble pie'.
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We watched and saw how fair and sweet the humble flower grew, and then gladly bore her here, to blossom with the lily and the rose.
Not one of them was more attentive than the humble, unnoticed Woggle-Bug, and I acquired in this way a fund of knowledge that I will myself confess is simply marvelous.
We can imagine the pious, humble monk listening while another read and translated to him out of some Latin missal.
But there we shall not meet," said the King's Son, nodding at the same time to the poor boy, who went into the darkest, thickest part of the wood, where thorns tore his humble dress, and scratched his face and hands and feet till they bled.
Such humble talents as God has given me I will endeavour to put to their greatest use; if I am able to amuse, I will try to benefit too; and when I feel it my duty to speak an unpalatable truth, with the help of God, I WILL speak it, though it be to the prejudice of my name and to the detriment of my reader's immediate pleasure as well as my own.
At last the day came, the carriage drove up, the little humble packets containing tokens of love and remembrance were ready and disposed in the hall long since--George was in his new suit, for which the tailor had come previously to measure him.
She prays there as the light goes out, prays with an humble heart, and walks home shrinking and silent.
In the meanwhile she would be glad to know, before beginning the final chapters of her narrative, whether she may be permitted to make her humble contribution complete, by availing herself of the light which later discoveries have thrown on the mystery of the Moonstone.
I had often thought that Glen would be the ideal person to buy Humble Bagel because he had worked there so long and was so familiar with all aspects of the bakery business and all aspects of Humble Bagel, but I had lost track of him," Katz said.
The owner of Humble By Nature in Monmouth revealed how drunken Siberian tribesmen ran amok when she was filming Living With Nomads for the BBC, forcing her and her crew to barricade themselves in their cabin as the natives attempted to force their way in.
With such growth comes the demand for dependable and experienced contractors - the very things Humble Construction is known for.
Humble and Mr Hedley, both from Bedlington, Northumberland, lived in the same street.