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Definitiondoing or producing good — especially generous in assistance to the poor
- Faria, the beneficent and cheerful companion, with whom he was accustomed to live so intimately, no longer breathed.Chapters 19-20 (69% in)
- Joy to hearts which have suffered long is like the dew on the ground after a long drought; both the heart and the ground absorb that beneficent moisture falling on them, and nothing is outwardly apparent.Chapters 91-92 (61% in)
- I consult them when doubtful, and if I ever do any good, it is due to their beneficent counsels.Chapters 111-112 (60% in)
There are no more uses of "beneficent" in The Count of Monte Cristo.
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