Towards the Ettrick Shepherd his beneficence was munificent.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
The pontiff's pretensions to confer minor benefices are equally rejected.
"The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Henry Martyn Baird
And lastly, the king promised him an ecclesiastical benefice.
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
But it is competition still, and the reason competition will remain is because it is beautiful, beneficent and right.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
The whole business is a creation, and a beneficent one.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
And I feel gratefully the beneficent effect of such a presence in my house.
"Jewel Weed" by Alice Ames Winter
The very aspect of the domestic hearth was picturesque, and must have had a beneficent influence.
"Customs and Fashions in Old New England" by Alice Morse Earle
Beneficent use and wont save us this trouble.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Next to home, I should cite Private Beneficence, the scenes of Charity, and the chamber of sickness, as within the sphere of woman.
"The Young Maiden" by A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
Of all revolutions, this proved the most beneficent.
"A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon" by John Lord
In Virtue's cause they take a noble aim;
'Tis theirs in sweetest harmony to blend
Wit with Compassion, Sympathy with Fame,
Pleasure the means, Beneficence the end.
"Lines Written At Kilkenny, On The Theatricals Of That City" by Sir John Carr
That love which changed-for wan disease,
For sorrow that had bent
O'er hopeless dust, for withered age-
Their moral element,
And turned the thistles of a curse
To types beneficent.
"The Primrose of the Rock" by William Wordsworth
Silver will rust, and gold with use will waste,
Rich lawns and silks to moths will prove a prey,
Our bread will mould, our liquors lose their taste;
But never will beneficence decay.
"Advice To Distribute To The Poor, According To Every One's Circumstances And Abilities" by Rees Prichard
At her approach the bolts were drawn,
And inward swung the temple gate,
Revealing in the light of dawn
The marble form immaculate,
The effigy of heaven's queen,
Sublime, beneficent, serene.
"The Gift Of Juno" by John Lawson Stoddard
The heart has tendrils like the vine,
Which round another's bosom twine,
Outspringing from the living tree
Of deeply-planted sympathy;
Whose flowers are hope, its fruits are bliss,
Beneficence its harvest is.
"Blessings of Instruction" by John Bowring
Wherefore this old philanthropist, this shrewd old farming man,
He sat him down and pondered long, and thus evolved a plan -
A simple scheme, beneficent, and calculated so
That it would guard the interests of Josiah, Jim and Joe.
"Dad's Philanthropic Plan" by C J Dennis
In a world where the gap between the haves and the have-nots is often painfully apparent, beneficent and philanthropic efforts by some of the world's wealthiest sound pretty good.
John Muir, who dubbed the snow-capped Sierra the "Range of Light," and whose musings about their divinity shaped his generation's faith in nature's holy beneficence, spent a lot of time in Los Angeles.
John Muir , who dubbed the snow-capped Sierra the "Range of Light," and whose musings about their divinity shaped his generation's faith in nature's holy beneficence, spent a lot of time in Los Angeles.
The beneficent reign of divine Love is always near.
BEFORE millions of television viewers, under the dewy and beneficent gaze of Oprah Winfrey, the two of them traded moony glances.
"One act of beneficence, one act of real usefulness ,is worth all the abstract sentiment in the world.".
Today's Washington is more interested in exploiting such beneficence.
All hail Mitt the Mighty, or perhaps Barack the Beneficent.
An erratic genius and his sober-sided partner made their product a household necessity and built fortunes which their numerous progeny have spent in ways both beneficent and bizarre.