Looking back, he says, it was a hefty and much needed helping of humble pie.
Not that I am one to refuse the humble pie his jeweled fingers offer me.
Don't think that I'll have any humble pie eaten to that fellow Bellew!
"The Scornful Dog" had to eat wormwood pudding and humble pie.
I knew it was humbug; but I had to eat no end of humble pie, all the same.
He, poor man, had to eat a lot of humble pie, and we are told that he was furiously mad.
I shall enjoy seeing them eat of the humble pie I can put before them.
He should apologise, he should eat his fill of humble pie, he should beg for mercy on his knees.
Yes, auntie, and ready to eat all the humble pie you have prepared for me.
But it must not go too far; there were limits to the morsel of humble pie that he was disposed to swallow.