• WordNet 3.6
    • adv philanthropically in a philanthropic manner
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • philanthropically In a philanthropic manner; benevolently.
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  • Oscar Wilde
    “Philanthropic people lose all sense of humanity. It is their distinguishing characteristic.”
  • Virginia Woolf
    “Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.”


In literature:

After his marriage Girardin for several years turned his attention more particularly to philanthropic projects, which should benefit the people.
"Paris: With Pen and Pencil" by David W. Bartlett
The private schools receive a few more than the sum of public, parochial, and philanthropic schools.
"Wage Earning and Education" by R. R. Lutz
At luncheon the grand ladies introduced their philanthropic hobbies, and were tedious to everybody but each other.
"The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax" by Harriet Parr
If, as I am accustomed to think, this statement is a correct one, how vast indeed is the philanthropic field!
"Random Reminiscences of Men and Events" by John D. Rockefeller
It was indeed the grand philanthropic scheme of the day.
"Life of Adam Smith" by John Rae
Above all, get rid of your philanthropic notions.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
The philanthropic Tories were right when they gave the operatives the name white slaves.
"The Condition of the Working-Class in England in 1844 with a Preface written in 1892" by Frederick Engels
I was a working man in many charitable and philanthropic societies.
"The Three Brides, Love in a Cottage, and Other Tales" by Francis A. Durivage
Filled, therefore, with a high sense of his philanthropic purpose, he planned a meeting.
"The Trumpeter Swan" by Temple Bailey
The fraternity must be in a rather forlorn condition at present, if they are unable to pay their attorney, in so philanthropic a cause.
"Secret Band of Brothers" by Jonathan Harrington Green

In poetry:

Some philanthropic souls as from afar,
With pity strove to break the slavish bar;
To whom my floods of gratitude shall roll,
And yield with pleasure to their soft control.
"On Hearing Of The Intention Of A Gentleman To Purchase The Poet's Freedom" by George Moses Horton
The philosophic mind might dwell
Upon this subject for an age:
The philanthropic heart might swell
Till tears as ink would wet the page;
The mystery, a myst'ry will remain—
The learning of the learned cannot explain.
"An Eastern Tale" by David John Scott
Then rose the good old farming man and called his sons around,
And thus his philanthropic scheme did earnestly expound:
"My sons, it grieves my heart to see you struggling on the land;
And I've decided, after thought, to lend a helping hand.
"Dad's Philanthropic Plan" by C J Dennis

In news:

Another of the four Times pieces looks at Amazon 's absence from the civic/philanthropic scene in Seattle.
Just last weekend, 'MCA Day' took place in New York's Union Square, while the state's senators took a moment to recognize Yauch on the floor with a resolution recognizing his musical and philanthropic accomplishments.
Rapper launches energy shot with philanthropic edge.
Northern California-based Da Vinci Fusion partnered with event planning company Nouvelle Roux to produce a gala evening at Caesar's Palace Las Vegas benefiting the philanthropic efforts of NBA player Chris Webber of the Philadelphia 76ers.
BURLINGTON — Burlington is getting a $400,000 "Smarter Cities" grant from the philanthropic arm of IBM that will be used to streamline energy efficiency efforts.
Is getting a $400,000 "Smarter Cities" grant from the philanthropic arm of IBM that will be used to streamline energy efficiency efforts.
Singer Alicia Keys honored Oprah Winfrey for her philanthropic efforts at Keys' annual charity gala .
9-Year-Old Philanthropic Phenom Joshua Williams.
Car Auction Provides Entertainment, Philanthropic Opportunities.
Prevention's Spotlight on Hollywood Heroes: An Evening Honoring Hollywood's Most Philanthropic Women.
An interview with Omaha philanthropist Bruce Lauritzen, a look at the philanthropic community in Norfolk, and remembering the philanthropy of Johnny Carson.
If you're not a part of the hungry few, this weekend can be very delicious, and philanthropic .
Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP) is a philanthropic organization based in the DC metro area that was founded in 2000 by Mario Morino, Raul Fernandez, and Mark Warner to invest in high-performing nonprofits in the National Capital Region.
Philanthropic planning is an important tool for protecting assets.
Is it possible to characterize philanthropic donors.