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 Humble Bee.Humble Pie. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Humble Cow (A).
 
A cow without horns.   1
        “‘That,’ said John with a broad grin, was Grizzel chasing the humble cow out of the close.”—Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. ix.
 


 Humble Bee.Humble Pie. 

 
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