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Humorousness (See WITTINESS.)Bernadette Soubirous, St.
humble girl to whom Virgin Mary appeared. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 65–66]
washes dishes even though a cardinal. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 50]
traditional representation of humility. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 167]
pictured with head bent as sign of humbleness. [Christian Hagiog.: Hall, 53]
Elizabeth of Hungary, St
used by da Vinci as symbol of humility. [Plant Symbol-ism: Embolden, 25]
. meek princess renounced world, cared for sick. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 112]
abases self in awe of the Lord. [O.T.: Job 40:3–5; 42:1–6]
the Baptist feels unworthy before Christ. [N.T.: Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16]
traditional representation of humility. [Plant Symbolism: Flora Symbolica 172]
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