Usage examples for generous

  1. I think he is really trying to do right, and to be generous. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  2. What business had he to be generous with my money? – The Return of Peter Grimm by David Belasco Edited by Montrose J. Moses
  3. If you were to attempt to sell the diamonds they would stop you, and would not give you credit for the generous purpose afterwards. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  4. Americans are the most generous people on Earth. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. He was a generous man, was Tinsley. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  6. How good you are- how noble and how generous! – Lady Audley's Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  7. But he had been generous, and she was sure of him that he had loved her thoroughly. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  8. " Nothing could be more generous. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. Roger had a big, generous nature, and so had Patty, and with a smile they were good friends again. – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  10. The Prince was very generous, and soon gave away all the money he possessed. – Favorite Fairy Tales by Logan Marshall
  11. You have been all that is generous, all that is delicate, all that is kind in this matter. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  12. You are so brave, Giovanni, you can be so generous, when you will! – The White Sister by F. Marion Crawford
  13. The generous thing for you to do would be to give your daughter all you have, and come to me. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  14. I'm going soon, and perhaps the country will be more generous in future." – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  15. Kirby was willing to be generous. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  16. That is the generous sort of creature I am. – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  17. That will be very generous of you, Mr. Jenkins. – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  18. It is the good and the generous who suffer. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  19. I intended, indeed, at that time, to have been generous. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  20. And what will you give, Little John, who are so generous with my money? – Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades by Florence Holbrook