generously endowed

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  • Both institutions had been generously endowed by the same estate, and were separated by a distance of but five miles. Cited from Old Lady Number 31, by Louise Forsslund
  • Memory is not a distinct faculty of mind in the sense that one man is generously endowed in that respect while another is deficient. Cited from The Trained Memory, by Warren Hilton
  • He lived by his wits, with which he was more generously endowed than anything in the shape of gold or precious jewels. Cited from Her Weight in Gold, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Only the favourites of fate succeed, those more generously endowed with strength and perseverance. Cited from Bramble-Bees and Others, by J. Henri Fabre
  • By this time you have seen that memory is not a mysterious mental faculty with which some people are generously endowed, and of which others are deprived. Cited from How to Use Your Mind, by Harry D. Kitson
  • Ignorant of city life as both Minna and her mother were, would they even realise that there were institutions built and generously endowed for just such as they? Cited from The Octopus, by Frank Norris [A California Story]2
  • Her sovereign, driven into distant exile, was restored to her by the arms of Germany and generously endowed with royalty. Cited from Germany History, V4, by Wolfgang Menzel
  • Elsewhere State credit was building canals and railroads: why should Illinois, so generously endowed by nature, lag behind? Cited from Stephen A. Douglas, by Allen Johnson
  • He should not be expected to go to a college, and waste the opportunity of some one financially unlucky, but whose endocrine system is more generously endowed. Cited from The Glands Regulating Personality, by Louis Berman, M.D
  • Hollingford gets a hospital, to be called the Lady Ogram; very generously endowed. Cited from Our Friend the Charlatan, George Gissing
  • Steam railroads, started in places less generously endowed with waterways, soon reached New York and became a tool of the rivalry among port cities.
  • They are as generously endowed as any size 8.
  • The town was generously endowed during the preceding centuries with grand houses and still preserves its rural character thanks to a multitude of Picardy farms.
  • He also founded and generously endowed the monasteries of Meteora.
  • It was generously endowed by the late Sir Robert Laidlaw.
  • They dispensed alms and some medicine, and were generously endowed by the nobility and gentry who counted on them for spiritual rewards after death.
  • Dressed in a Franciscan habit, she was buried at Christ Church Greyfriars in London, a church she had generously endowed.
  • Edith Clifford, who is, perhaps, the most generously endowed. Cited from The Miracle Mongers, An Expose' by Harry Houdini
  • This he established as a daughter-house of St Mary's Abbey, York, a house that in turn had been generously endowed by Ivo Taillebois.
  • In comparison, the statue with the sensitive nostrils was a marvel of knowledge, a paragon too generously endowed by its inventor. Cited from The Wonders Of Instinct, by J H Fabre
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