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  • Every Medicare beneficiary can choose whether they want prescription drug coverage or not...
    Tom Daschle
  • It will be noted that one of the beneficiaries of Mr. Traynor’s will is his paid female caregiver, Miss Louisa Clark.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Otis Amber knew what the letters said, because one was addressed to him: As a named beneficiary in the estate of Samuel W. Westing, your attendance is required in the south library of the Westing house tomorrow at 4 p.m. for the reading of the will.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • We could only guess at the foreign-exchange ins and outs, and the hidden beneficiaries, of that deal; the newspaper in the capital announced it as a kind of nationalization, with fair compensation.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River

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  • Frank’s lawyer called me up several days ago to inform me, to my enormous astonishment, that I am the chief beneficiary of his estate.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The need of the creator comes before the need of any possible beneficiary.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • She replied that it was a beneficiary of the town who had a nice taste in devising things of the sort.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • All the outliers we’ve looked at so far were the beneficiaries of some kind of unusual opportunity.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Mrs. Daneeka had been widowed cruelly again, but this time her grief was mitigated somewhat by a notification from Washington that she was sole beneficiary of her husband’s $10,000 GI insurance policy, which amount was obtainable by her on demand.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • They were the beneficiaries of a rigorous ongoing series of analyses about what their opponent’s next moves might be.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink

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  • Courtney Ignatio’s family became the beneficiaries of their local church, whose members signed up to provide food or cleaning services on a different day of the week, a rotating schedule that would take them through June.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Among the other beneficiaries of Doc’s kindness at Pendleton was Ira Hayes.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • —Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Calendar There is this trouble about special providences—namely, there is so often a doubt as to which party was intended to be the beneficiary.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd’nhead Wilson
  • But his loyalty to the traditions of his family would not permit him to bind any future inheritors of his name or beneficiaries by the death of his ancestors.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • The superintendent would exchange the old policy for a new one which was identical incolor, serial number, and beneficiary, but which carried much smaller payments.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • One who had washed out of paratroop school and still wore his Fort Benning boots told me frankly when the matter of his beneficiary came up that he had three legal wives in different parts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • Norris, the unyielding bitter-ender; Adams, the irritating upstart; Webster, the businessmen’s beneficiary; Benton, the bombastic bully—of such stuff are our real-life political heroes made.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • In China, comparably, where the humanistic, moralizing force of Confucianism has fairly emptied the old myth forms of their primal grandeur, the official mythology is today a clutter of anecdotes about the sons and daughters of provincial officials, who, for serving their community one way or another, were elevated by their grateful beneficiaries to the dignity of local gods.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Kun Sokkea and her family aren’t the only beneficiaries.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • The rebels had stocked up for the rainy season, but now we were the beneficiaries of the looted food and provisions.
    Ishmael Beah  --  A Long Way Gone
  • "The move shows you how ungrateful corporate tax-break beneficiaries are," Don Weseley, a Nebraska state senator, told the Omaha World-Herald.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • Through all those years of solitude she had lived in one of the tenements where she used to say the rosary against the wishes of its intended beneficiaries in the days of her youth.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • On November 6, 1962, Teddy Kennedy is one of the first beneficiaries of the outcome of the defused crisis, sweeping into office as the newly elected U.S. senator from Massachusetts.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • One day he offered to pay her $6,000 if she would acquire a $10,000 life insurance policy and name him beneficiary.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • The mere idea would be enough to bore the living Spirit to death, if it did not know that it shall emerge from such catastrophes as the true victor and beneficiary—fusing, as it does, elements of the old with the new to create an authentic revolutionů .
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • This giving is flat usurpation, and therefore when the beneficiary is ungrateful, as all beneficiaries hate all Timons,[466] not at all considering the value of the gift, but looking back to the greater store it was taken from, I rather sympathize with the beneficiary, than with the anger of my lord, Timon.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • But it was by no means the same thing if, for this princely exchange of courtesies, my aunt substituted mere charity, if her beneficiaries were of the class which Francoise would label "people like myself," or "people no better than myself," people whom she despised even more if they did not address her always as "Mme.
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann’s Way
  • I haven’t found anybody among the beneficiaries who needed quick money, but that doesn’t mean I won’t."
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • It would have been wholly within character for Holmes to have first persuaded the "brother-in-law" to take out a life insurance policy with Holmes as beneficiary.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • But in fact they are invariably the beneficiaries of hidden advantages and extraordinary opportunities and cultural legacies that allow them to learn and work hard and make sense of the world in ways others cannot.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • While in medical school he and a fellow student, a Canadian, had talked about how easy it would be for one of them to buy life insurance, make the other the beneficiary, then use a cadaver to fake the death of the one insured.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • The beneficiary was Belle.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Seeing as you’re the beneficiary.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Another Bangladeshi group, BRAC, the largest antipoverty organization in the world, worked with the poorest women to save lives and raise incomes—and Grameen and BRAC made the aid world increasingly see women not just as potential beneficiaries of their work, but as agents of it.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • They were the special favorites of Frau Hoss, who together with her three daughters was the beneficiary of their talents; all day long they stitched and hemmed and refurbished much of the fancier clothing taken from Jews who had gone to the gas chambers.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Girls, since they are the ones kept home from school now, would be the biggest beneficiaries.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • So while the ostensible aim is to empower girls in countries like Pakistan, some of the major beneficiaries are the American girls.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • "I will lay a wager," said Don Quixote, "that the same bachelor or beneficiary is a greater friend of Camacho’s than of Basilio’s, and that he is better at satire than at vespers; he has introduced the accomplishments of Basilio and the riches of Camacho very neatly into the dance."
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • This giving is flat usurpation, and therefore when the beneficiary is ungrateful, as all beneficiaries hate all Timons,[466] not at all considering the value of the gift, but looking back to the greater store it was taken from, I rather sympathize with the beneficiary, than with the anger of my lord, Timon.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • This giving is flat usurpation, and therefore when the beneficiary is ungrateful, as all beneficiaries hate all Timons,[466] not at all considering the value of the gift, but looking back to the greater store it was taken from, I rather sympathize with the beneficiary, than with the anger of my lord, Timon.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • As we discussed in the chapter on girls’ education, female fetuses are particularly prone to impaired brain development when the mother’s body lacks enough iodine, and so girls would be the major beneficiaries.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Although the public good was the indirect beneficiary of his sacrifice, it was not that vague and general concept, but one or a combination of these pressures of self-love that pushed him along the course of action that resulted in the slings and arrows previously described.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • And all the time, as I afterwards learned, his will, drawn up by Carruthers, and making me sole beneficiary, lay in the American consul’s safe.
    Jack London  --  South Sea Tales
  • Small business owners and their employees are the primary beneficiaries of the new tax policy.
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