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benevolent
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Jane Eyre
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  • I had marked neither modesty, nor benevolence, nor candor, nor refinement in her mind or manners — and, I married her:
  • Different benevolent-minded ladies and gentlemen in this neighbourhood and in London.
  • He lifted up the sable waves of hair which lay horizontally over his brow, and showed a solid enough mass of intellectual organs, but an abrupt deficiency where the suave sign of benevolence should have risen.
  • I have forbidden Adele to talk to me about her presents, and she is bursting with repletion: have the goodness to serve her as auditress and interlocutrice; it will be one of the most benevolent acts you ever performed.
  • Several wealthy and benevolent individuals in the county subscribed largely for the erection of a more convenient building in a better situation; new regulations were made; improvements in diet and clothing introduced; the funds of the school were intrusted to the management of a committee.

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  • They called themselves The Benevolent Association because their mission was to help others.
  • He thought of himself as a benevolent dictator.

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