- You find him oftenest among the poor, and always so demeaning himself as to be the one that was " meek and lowly in heart." - "Thoughts on Missions", Sheldon Dibble.
- Why, Winona Penniman, would you barter your independence for a union that must be demeaning, at least politically, until our cause is won?" - "The Wrong Twin", Harry Leon Wilson.
- Him, that ought to be proud of her demeaning herself to stoop to a young chap in a lower station, so to call. - "The Dop Doctor", Clotilde Inez Mary Graves.