generously bestowed

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  • How well he is going to repay you for the care you so generously bestowed on him! Cited from Autobiography of St. The're`se of Lisieux, by The're`se Martin (of Lisieux)
  • He had it in charge to express the warm gratitude of the English government for the money which had been so generously bestowed. Cited from History of England, James II Vol. 1, Macaulay
  • She had to choose whether or not to take advantage of her new curvaceous body which puberty had generously bestowed upon her.
  • He presented himself at the palace, and entreated Nero to receive back the wealth he had so generously bestowed. Cited from A History of Roman Literature, by C. T. Cruttwell
  • They may be rewards for services rendered, just as I did not hesitate to accept the sum that you so generously bestowed upon me. Cited from At the Point of the Bayonet, by G. A. Henty
  • In another of his songs he poked fun at certain civilian decorations which had been (in the opinion of The Times) too generously bestowed.
  • One evening in seven he had long generously bestowed on me, devoting it to the examination of what had been done in various studies during the past week, and to the preparation of work for the week in prospect. Cited from Villette, by Charlotte Bronte
  • She became in due time a happy wife and mother, and bequeathed Vergniaud's historic watch to a friend, who generously bestowed it upon the Besancon Museum. Cited from Holidays in Eastern France, M. Betham-Edwards
  • Such was the changefulness of her mood that her smiles were as radiant and generously bestowed as her previous demeanor had been repelling. Cited from The Emigrant Trail, by Geraldine Bonner
  • "We did have our drive though, and an adventure too, for we were caught in the rain, and entered a barn where a handsome young man acted the part of host, and generously bestowed hay upon our horse." Cited from The Story of a Summer, by Cecilia Cleveland
  • After I had told my story they regaled me with the choicest food the ship afforded, and the captain, seeing that I was in rags, generously bestowed upon me one of his own coats. Cited from Oriental Literature, by Anonymous
  • What my life will henceforth be I do not know, but I have sometimes thought that with the ample funds you so generously bestowed upon me, I shall open a school for orphan children, taking charge myself, and so doing some good. Cited from Family Pride, by Mary J. Holmes
  • Regardless of the honours generously bestowed upon him by his monarch, upon the breaking out of the English Civil War, he joined the side of the parliament and was employed in a great variety of commissions of importance.
  • Mexicans who were offered Texas and New Mexico by Zimmermann should read this Pan-Germanistic book in which all of Mexico is generously bestowed on us. Cited from Face to Face with Kaiserism, by James W. Gerard
  • The service in this quarter cannot suffer from this arrangement, as Captain Decatur is at present without a ship, and my return will place him immediately in the exercise of the duties attached to that commission which he has so gallantly earned, and his country generously bestowed. Cited from Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876, J. F. Loubat
  • He should hear -- nay, perhaps he should see -- that she was still desired, in spite of the theft which he had committed, in spite of the cruelty with which Fate had destroyed the best treasure that it had generously bestowed. Cited from Barbara Blomberg, by Georg Ebers, v8
  • Prayers set apart to be used in a time of scarcity were offered up, and subscriptions for the poor were most generously bestowed by those whose means were ample, and by many from limited resources: British benevolence had been seldom seen to such advantage. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • His object was to make a more intimate acquaintance with them, gratefully to acknowledge the succors for the new comers which had been so generously bestowed; and to consult measures for their mutual intercourse. Cited from Biographical Memorials of James Oglethorpe, by Thaddeus Mason Harris
  • The other dishes, a mixture of honey, cucumbers, hard-boiled eggs, onions, oil, olives, etc., we generously bestowed upon the dragoman and the muker, who caused them quickly to disappear. Cited from A Visit to the Holy Land, Egypt, and Italy, by Ida Pfeiffer
  • In regard to the psychic powers of insects it may be said, in the first place, that it is seriously disputed among the modern authorities whether even the highest insects (the ant, bee, and wasp) have any degree whatever of the intelligence which an earlier generation generously bestowed on them. Cited from The Story of Evolution, by Joseph McCabe