Usage examples for generosity

  1. But when was generosity appreciated in this world? – Daisy Burns (Volume 2) by Julia Kavanagh
  2. Our generosity shall not again wrong our policy. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. The host of Federal programs in this field reflect our generosity as a people. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. That evening, at the hotel, Frances told us her story, the story of which we had guessed a good deal, but of which she had told so little- how, after her father's death, she had gone to live with the Crippses because, as she thought, they wished her to do so from motives of generosity and kindness. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  5. Van Manderpootz, he observed, is the very soul of generosity. – The Ideal by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
  6. But I should have to consider even resignation, if I felt that the acceptance of Pugh's generosity really gave him the right to print something that I really felt bound to disapprove. – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  7. He did not receive them from any feeling of generosity, but simply from a desire to be popular and to have someone at his beck and call. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  8. At another time, when Marivaux was ill, Fontenelle, fearing lest he might be in need of money, brought him a hundred louis, but Marivaux, deeply moved at his friend's generosity, yet too independent to accept it, said simply: " I regard them as received; I have made use of them, and I return them to you with gratitude." – A Selection from the Comedies of Marivaux by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux
  9. Not a pleasant face by any means, yet not altogether bad, as she tells herself in the generosity of her heart. – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  10. It isn't generosity, ' she said; 'it's just weakness. – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  11. What your noble generosity has cost you! – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  12. With my usual generosity I did so. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  13. He had loaded their canoes with all that they could contain of presents, furnished by the generosity of De Gourges, for themselves, and to be taken to that distant western country in which he had left so many friends. – The Flamingo Feather by Kirk Munroe
  14. There was no kindness, no generosity in it, and she despised him- and he was her father! – The Good Comrade by Una L. Silberrad
  15. How about generosity and that kind of thing? – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  16. She had done her utmost, she said, to be nice to him and make him feel that she appreciated his generosity, but he took it in the most disagreeable fashion. – Brewster's Millions by George Barr McCutcheon
  17. On this occasion Sumner came forward holding out both hands, and with tears in his eyes thanked him for his generosity. – The Life of Lyman Trumbull by Horace White
  18. But not in this case alone Murena showed himself far inferior in generosity to the general. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh