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benefactor
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Candide
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  • Candide drew near and saw his benefactor, who rose above the water one moment and was then swallowed up for ever.
  • Scarcely had they reached the city, lamenting the death of their benefactor, when they felt the earth tremble under their feet.

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  • Harvard College was established in 1636 and named for its first benefactor, John Harvard, a young minister who left his library and half his estate to the college.
  • Don’t you thank me, don’t you give me no credit; it all belongs to them dear people in Pokeville camp-meeting, natural brothers and benefactors of the race, and that dear preacher there, the truest friend a pirate ever had!
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

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