Usage examples for benevolence

  1. I took pleasure in acts of kindness and benevolence. – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  2. His eyes had lost their benevolence. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  3. It was not in her interest that Mrs. Brigstock should be more struck than she already was with that benevolence. – The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James
  4. His political principles were sharply defined in reality, but smoothed over by a conventional and decorous benevolence of language, which deceived vulgar minds. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. The General, with all the benevolence and cordiality possible, undertook to act for us if we should, desire it. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  6. The only thing is, said Mr. Chalk, speaking with an air of great benevolence, that if the sea didn’ t suit Mrs. Stobell, she would be unable to get away from it. – Project Gutenberg, Dialstone Lane, by W.W. Jacobs by W.W. Jacobs
  7. It depends upon himself to call forth the energies of mind, to strengthen the intellect, to form benevolence into a habit of the soul. – Miss Ellis's Mission by Mary P. Wells Smith
  8. Private benevolence in this, as in all measures for the relief of the poor, has been a long way ahead of public action; properly so, though it has seemed sometimes that we might as a body make a little more haste and try to catch up. – The Children of the Poor by Jacob A. Riis
  9. News of the wealth and benevolence of the old man's son reached the imperial court, and as the emperor had a very clever and beautiful daughter, he sent to ask the youth to become her suitor. – Roumanian Fairy Tales by Various Compiler: Mite Kremnitz
  10. They have come in the spirit of benevolence and of peace, and have brought in their hands the precious treasure of the Gospel of Christ. – Thoughts on Missions by Sheldon Dibble
  11. Her whole appearance betokened distinction and benevolence. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas
  12. Catherine, meanwhile, with the sincerity of a girl who really loves all babies, admired the plump twins to such a degree that their father felt himself melting with benevolence. – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  13. The judge regarded the pair with great benevolence of expression. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  14. The attitude of the Cosmopolitan guests towards the twins was, indeed, one of complete benevolence. – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  15. He was foremost in every work of benevolence and charity. – History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 11 (of 12) by S. Rappoport
  16. They are miracles of benevolence. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  17. But now- Her benevolence embraced the world, and the world included Bennet Goldsworthy. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  18. Essential immediate help was to be given besides the noble benevolence of mind. – One of Our Conquerors, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009