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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Humiliating as such a confession is, I am.
  • M. de Blacas moved suddenly towards the baron, but the fright of the courtier pleaded for the forbearance of the statesman; and besides, as matters were, it was much more to his advantage that the prefect of police should triumph over him than that he should humiliate the prefect.
  • Sire, go, leave France to its real master, to him who acquired it, not by purchase, but by right of conquest; go, sire, not that you incur any risk, for your adversary is powerful enough to show you mercy, but because it would be humiliating for a grandson of Saint Louis to owe his life to the man of Arcola, Marengo, Austerlitz.’
  • "It is humiliating," said he, "thus to receive money given grudgingly,—an uncertain supply which may soon fail.

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  • She felt humiliated by his public insults.
  • She’s convinced PE class was invented to humiliate innocent kids.

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