...he yet did not appear to enjoy that mental serenity, that inward content, which should be the reward of every sincere Christian and practical philanthropist.
You would, perhaps, think me rude if I inquired in return whether you are a philanthropist?
No, young lady, I am not a general philanthropist; but I bear a conscience;" and he pointed to the prominences which are said to indicate that faculty, and which, fortunately for him, were sufficiently conspicuous; giving, indeed, a marked breadth to the upper part of his head: "and, besides, I once had a kind of rude tenderness of heart.
Won in youth to religion, she has cultivated my original qualities thus:— From the minute germ, natural affection, she has developed the overshadowing tree, philanthropy.
I know not whether I am a true philanthropist; yet I am willing to aid you to the utmost of my power in a purpose so honest.
I need it, and I seek it so far, sir, that some true philanthropist will put me in the way of getting work which I can do, and the remuneration for which will keep me, if but in the barest necessaries of life.
I believe you, St. John; for I am sure you are incapable of wishing any one ill; but, as I am your kinswoman, I should desire somewhat more of affection than that sort of general philanthropy you extend to mere strangers.
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Her primary interests are family and philanthropy.
She is a philanthropist who wants to assure every child has easy access to the Internet.