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  • Who lives not again in the heart of Alexander because of his royal beneficence? Cited from The Banquet (Il Convito), by Dante Alighieri
  • That the true mission of the church in the present age is beneficence. Cited from The Faithful Steward, by Sereno D. Clark
  • They know its value, and have seen its active charity and experienced its beneficence. Cited from The Jericho Road, by W. Bion Adkins
  • The middle classes do not fall within the pale of their beneficence. Cited from Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine, by William Carew Hazlitt
  • He also recommended to the beneficence of his country his adopted daughter. Cited from Notes and Queries, No. 3, 1849.11.17, by Various
  • Two small institutions, supported by private beneficence, have also been organized in Scotland. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 4, February, 1858, by Various
  • She would have flown to it if she could, sure of its beneficence. Cited from The Sisters-In-Law, by Gertrude Atherton
  • Mutual beneficence must form a large part of the business and pleasure of heaven. Cited from Holidays at the Grange or A Week's Delight, by Emily Mayer Higgins
  • Therefore, since beneficence is an act of charity, we ought not to do good to all. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part II-II (Secunda Secundae), by Thomas Aquinas
  • Will he not rather say that his America is a great past, a future whose beneficence no man can sum? Cited from Heart of Man, by George Edward Woodberry
  • He could afford to dream dreams of beneficence with his mother to make them good. Cited from The Desert and The Sown, by Mary Hallock Foote
  • The term beneficence refers to actions that promote the well being of others.
  • The beneficence of our government and the ease with which its operations rest upon our shoulders. Cited from Toasts, by William Pittenger
  • That was a beneficence on the part of this grand Government to her. Cited from Debate On Woman Suffrage In The Senate, by Henry W. Blair et al.
  • Nature, in her beneficence, has given the landscape under every zone its peculiar type of beauty. Cited from Proserpina, Volume 1, by John Ruskin
  • Be that as it may, my memory associates him only with ready and active beneficence. Cited from Two Years Before the Mast, by Richard Henry Dana
  • There was, too, a noble human grace about her acts of beneficence. Cited from Queen Victoria,Anonymous
  • In works of religion and beneficence their lives moved on. Cited from The Friendships of Women, by William Rounseville Alger
  • It was their desire to ensure education, beneficence, and religion, and nothing else. Cited from The French Revolution V1, by Hippolyte Taine OCFV2
  • His beneficence was conferred without his making me feel it painful either by word or look. Cited from True Story of My Life, by Hans Christian Andersen
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Words starting with beneficence

Meaning of beneficence

  • noun Doing good; feeling beneficent
  • noun The quality of being kind or helpful or generous