• WordNet 3.6
    • adv charitably in a charitable manner "she treated him charitably"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Charitably In a charitable manner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • charitably In a charitable manner; liberally; beneficently.
    • charitably Indulgently; considerately; kindly; with leniency in judgment: as, to be charitably disposed toward all men.
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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    “It is only necessary to grow old to become more charitable and even indulgent. I see no fault committed by others that I have not committed myself.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    “Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.”
  • Sir Thomas Browne
    “Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.”
  • Joseph Joubert
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    “Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.”
  • J. August Strindberg
    “Family... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.”
  • Francis Bacon
    “For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.”


In literature:

Lousers of loue, and infecters of Charite.
"The Ship of Fools, Volume 1" by Sebastian Brandt
That there are other good and charitable people in the world beside yourself.
"The Stranger" by August von Kotzebue
I suppose I am as charitable as my neighbours.
"Dross" by Henry Seton Merriman
There are a great many girls who would like to do some definite charitable work.
"Girls and Women" by Harriet E. Paine (AKA E. Chester}
From its beginning many branches of charitable and religious work were undertaken.
"Deaconesses in Europe" by Jane M. Bancroft
We reached La Charite in such good time, that we resolved to push on for Nevers.
"Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808" by Lt-Col. Pinkney
Besides, the world is charitable, and will forget old sins in consideration of later virtues.
"The Atlantic Monthly , Volume 2, No. 14, December 1858" by Various
The Square is a favourite place for charitable institutions.
"Holborn and Bloomsbury" by Sir Walter Besant
In the opinion of the station "gup," some of it not too charitable, the widow "had done well for herself.
"The Magnificent Montez" by Horace Wyndham
Who is that too charitable baker, pray?
"The Confidence-Man" by Herman Melville

In poetry:

Jeo vous pry par charite
The wordes that here wreten be
And turne thy herte me toward
O a Dieu que vous gard!
"Lines from Love Letters" by Anonymous British
Set not thy foot on graves;
Nor seek to unwind the shroud
Which charitable time
And nature have allowed
To wrap the errors of a sage sublime.
"To J.W." by Ralph Waldo Emerson
More gains shall to the charitable soul
Accrue, who did the indigent relieve,
Than to the needy, who receiv'd the dole:
Since, for a little, he shall much receive.
"Advice To Distribute To The Poor, According To Every One's Circumstances And Abilities" by Rees Prichard
"My father," she said, "is soon to be seen:
The seely blind beggar of Bethnal Green,
That daily sits begging for charit-ie,
He is the good father of pretty Bessee."
"The Beggar's Daughter Of Bethnal Green" by Henry Morley
Enough;--and wisest who from words forbear.
The kindly river rails not as it glides;
And suave and charitable, the winning air
Chides not at all, or only him who chides.
"Wordsworth's Grave" by William Watson
And let the innocent voices of the children at home or abroad
Ascend with cheerful shouts to the throne of God;
And sing aloud, "God Save our Gracious Queen!"
Because a good and charitable Sovereign she has been.
"An Ode to the Queen on Her Jubilee Year" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Organizations eligible to apply are charitable, not-for-profit organizations that serve the Ripley community.
Kirk, retired managing partner of a top public accounting firm and a former TARTA trustee who was in demand to serve on corporate, civic, and charitable boards, died Wednesday in the health-care center of Swan Creek Retirement Village.
Actor 's Charitable Theatre's Renaissance Madrigal Dinner opens Thursday.
The Actor 's Charitable Theatre presents the Renaissance Madrigal Dinner this Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 pm nightly.
Actor 's Charitable Theatre Madrigal Feast.
Displaced Syrian men wait for food near an NGO charitable kitchen in a refugee camp near Azaz, Syria, Tuesday, Oct 23, 2012.
Avoid scams from "charitable" organizations.
Madrid Home Communities Receives Grant Award from the Alma Pedretti Charitable Foundation.
The Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington, Illinois has been selling charitable reindeer poop gifts for five years now, with orders coming in from around the world.
Find Out Kim Kardashian, Lauren Conrad's Favorite Charitable Causes -- and How You Can Help.
A number of government agencies, charitable groups and businesses throughout the Long Beach region will be feeding the hungry and collecting donations this week in honor of Thanksgiving.
A charitable answer to the annual holiday bulge.
Charitable donation deductions may be reduced to remedy automatic spending cuts and tax increases.
A charitable answer to the annual holiday bulge .
Charitable spirit persists despite fragile economy.

In science:

Philadelphia, PA: A report prepared for The Pew Charitable Trusts. Grigg, L., R.
Biologists meet statisticians: A workshop for young scientists to foster interdisciplinary team work
Gretton acknowledge support of the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.
Equivalence of distance-based and RKHS-based statistics in hypothesis testing
Let us, however, be more charitable to Weatherall.
Whither All the Scope and Generality of Bell's Theorem?