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  • There's no spring-board to philanthropy like a bad conscience.   (source)
  • All agreed that he had been treated with unusual harshness, even by a personnel department not famed for its philanthropy.   (source)
  • ...a man famous in Hiroshima for his showy philanthropies...   (source)
    philanthropies = actions taken to help others -- probably by donating money
  • may realise that philanthropy is not my strongest quality.   (source)
    philanthropy = helping others
  • From a little distance he had the bland aspect of a philanthropist.   (source)
    philanthropist = someone who donates money to worthy causes
  • EARLY IN May, Peter Keating departed for Washington, to supervise the construction of a museum donated to the city by a great philanthropist easing his conscience.   (source)
    philanthropist = someone who helps others -- especially by donating money to worthy causes
  • in his version he had gone philanthropically to the rescue of a drunken friend.   (source)
    philanthropically = in a manner that helps others
  • The Nawab Bahadur was a big proprietor and a philanthropist, a man of benevolence and decision.   (source)
    philanthropist = someone who helps others -- especially by donating money to worthy causes
  • a philanthropist who was generous only because it larded his vanity.   (source)
    philanthropist = someone who helps others
  • The melancholy possibility of having to "kill time" (especially for those who did not care for whist or solitaire) was a vision that haunted her as the specter of the unemployed haunts the philanthropist.   (source)
    philanthropist = someone who helps others -- especially by donating money to worthy causes
  • I don't quite like women who are interested in philanthropic work.   (source)
    philanthropic = helping others
  • A philanthropist and friend of labor   (source)
    philanthropist = someone who helps others -- especially by donating money to worthy causes
  • It might have been connected with the philanthropic desire of giving the criminals something to do.   (source)
    philanthropic = helping others
  • trying to secure money for philanthropic purposes   (source)
  • whether the man were a philanthropist or a villain, it was quite beyond my powers to determine.   (source)
    philanthropist = someone who helps others -- especially by donating money to worthy causes
  • He responded in tones of philanthropy.   (source)
    philanthropy = wishing to help others
  • And some people said that Madame Stahl had made her social position as a philanthropic, highly religious woman;   (source)
    philanthropic = helping others -- especially by donating money
  • I believe he is a sort of philanthropist,   (source)
    philanthropist = someone who helps others -- especially by donating money to worthy causes
  • he cried, "so I've found you again at last, Mister philanthropist!"   (source)
  • Thus on Tuesday our little town of Yonville found itself the scene of a surgical operation which is at the same time an act of loftiest philanthropy.   (source)
    philanthropy = helping others
  • ...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.   (source)
  • Our breakfast is a philanthropic one, and we shall have at table... two benefactors of humanity.   (source)
    philanthropic = charitable (to help others)
  • She also stumbled, with a large balance of success against her failures, through various philanthropic recommendations...   (source)
    philanthropic = helping others
  • Philanthropy is almost the only virtue which is sufficiently appreciated by mankind.   (source)
    philanthropy = Helping others
  • They will have to go north; and tell me now, is there enough Christian philanthropy, among your northern states, to bear with the process of their education and elevation?   (source)
    philanthropy = helping others
  • However, he got a wealthy philanthropist, Azaday Khan, to pay for him to produce a leaflet asking, "Kia hasool e elum in bachun ka haq nahe?†   (source)
  • In Mrs. Prior, noted philanthropist, the city of Toronto has lost one of its most loyal and long-standing benefactresses.†   (source)
  • Fortunate Fields had originated through the philanthropy of a woman named Dorothy Eustice, whose idea was to breed dogs to help humanity—in particular, as guide dogs for the blind.†   (source)
  • Word of his generosity quickly got around, which inspired other philanthropists — unwilling to be outdone — to send even more money; and before long people everywhere were sending gifts to the Washingtons, who were growing rich.†   (source)
  • I began to accept invitations to share my story at churches, synagogues, schools, and political, military, civic, and philanthropic organizations, locally and across the United States and Canada.†   (source)
  • Whoever becomes the new princess will be in charge of a philanthropy project.†   (source)
  • "Junkie philanthropist, ha," said Victor.†   (source)
  • It struck others as perhaps a bit aggressively philanthropic; for Leigh Anne, clothing a child was just what you did if you had the resources.†   (source)
  • There were meetings of every conceivable department—R&D, search, social, outreach, professional networking, philanthropic, ad sales, and with a plummeting of her stomach, Mae saw that she'd missed a meeting, deemed "pretty much mandatory" for all newbies.†   (source)
  • Most philanthropic funds are too politically oriented and depend too much on knowing the right people or getting important people behind you.†   (source)
  • —that people who believe as I do, regard that sort of philanthropy as a barrier to progress; and, really now, I think you ought to admit that under such circumstances I have behaved with great friendliness and self-control.†   (source)
  • It was the first of a lengthy list of philanthropic projects he spearheaded.†   (source)
  • One of the most encouraging notes came from an elderly philanthropist in Seattle named Patsy Collins, who had become a regular donor to CAI.†   (source)
  • If the famous flagraising at Iwo Jima symbolizes American patriotism and valor, Bradley's quiet, modest nature and philanthropic efforts shine as an example of the best of small-town American values.†   (source)
  • She might pick a convent in New Orleans, any one, and plan for a philanthropic ball.†   (source)
  • It was almost no trick at all, he saw, to turn vice into virtue and slander into truth, impotence into abstinence, arrogance into humility, plunder into philanthropy, thievery into honor, blasphemy into wisdom, brutality into patriotism, and sadism into justice.†   (source)
  • The money was scarce, and Burton often had to go begging to foundations and philanthropists.†   (source)
  • He was known as a generous philanthropist.†   (source)
  • He was active in the community, philanthropic, giving money to synagogues and other Jewish charities.†   (source)
  • "I've already established scholarships for young people from this previously economically depressed region as well as other philanthropies.†   (source)
  • We were far beyond believing in Santa Claus, but she insisted on preserving the forms of the childhood myth that these were presents from some divine philanthropist.†   (source)
  • Why doesn't he look at himself, shooting off the same sentences, commas, lists of facts day in, day out, keeping up his barrage of journalistic philanthropy as nimble as the jumping of a flea?†   (source)
  • "I'll just let you-all know this ain't no Sunday-school society of philanthropy," he said.   (source)
  • There is an organic evolution in the way families and neighbors help each another. We should tread carefully with industrial-strength philanthropy.
  • She is a philanthropist who wants to assure every child has easy access to the Internet.
    philanthropist = someone who helps others
  • philanthropy, the most important problems are those which have already resisted both intellect and money.   (source)
  • but you've a perverted notion of philanthropy.   (source)
    philanthropy = helping others
  • Philanthropic people lose all sense of humanity.   (source)
    philanthropic = those who help others -- especially by donating money
  • And old Mrs. Butterworth the philanthropist?   (source)
    philanthropist = a person who helps others -- especially by donating money to worthy causes
  • The advertisements were truly philanthropic.   (source)
    philanthropic = helping others
  • In regard to philanthropy, the greatest virtue of crowned heads, Napoleon also did all in his power.   (source)
  • He became active in philanthropy too, founded and helped to maintain many institutions in the town,   (source)
    philanthropy = helping others -- especially donating money to worthy causes
  • And philanthropy seems to me to have become simply the refuge of people who wish to annoy their fellow-creatures.   (source)
    philanthropy = helping others
  • he related the dismal and affecting history of a young lad whom, in his philanthropy, he had succoured under parallel circumstances, but who, proving unworthy of his confidence   (source)
    philanthropy = effort help others
  • Mere self-interest, then, if no better motive can be enlisted, should, especially with high-tempered men, prompt all beings to charity and philanthropy.   (source)
    philanthropy = helping others
  • He who gives himself entirely to his fellow men appears to them useless and selfish; but he who gives himself partially to them is pronounced a benefactor and philanthropist.   (source)
    philanthropist = someone who helps others
  • A Mason with family money, interested in philanthropy and ancient mythology?†   (source)
  • Try as I might, I couldn't come up with a single idea for my philanthropy project.†   (source)
  • The aim is that you use this money to build a life of productivity, prosperity, and philanthropy.†   (source)
  • "Actually, it's mostly about that philanthropy project."†   (source)
  • This philanthropy project will be the springboard for another elimination.†   (source)
  • I'd met her covering a story about a highly social philanthropy with which she was associated.†   (source)
  • He pronounced it philanthropist.†   (source)
  • As well, she was the wife of the late Richard E. Griffen, the prominent industrialist and political figure, and the sister-in-law of Winifred Griffen Prior, the Toronto philanthropist who died last year leaving a generous legacy to our high school.†   (source)
  • …a clothing designer who collected as a hobby, if not illustrious as a collector per se) I could then turn around and sell it again for sometimes twice what I'd bought it back for, to some Wall Street cheese fry who didn't know Chippendale from Ethan Allen but was more than thrilled with "official documents" proving that his Duncan Phyfe secretary or whatever came from the collection of Mr. So-and-So, noted philanthropist/interior decorator/leading light of Broadway/fill-in-the-blank.†   (source)
  • As a sophomore, Langdon had been required to attend an evening guest lecture by the well-known young historian and philanthropist.†   (source)
  • The fifty-eight-year-old philanthropist, historian, and scientist had taken Langdon under his wing nearly thirty years ago, in many ways filling the void left by Langdon's father's death.†   (source)
  • First, the king will get up and give a few announcements, and then Gavril will introduce the topic of the evening: your philanthropy presentations.†   (source)
  • But anyone who has spent time in Mortenson's presence, who's watched him wear down a congressman or a reluctant philanthropist or an Afghan warlord with his doggedness, until he pried loose overdue relief funds, or a donation, or the permission he was seeking to pass into tribal territories, would recognize this night as one more example of Mortenson's steely-mindedness.†   (source)
  • Today it has a staff of fifteen in New York, London, and Nairobi, with an annual budget of $2 million--pocket change in the world of philanthropy.†   (source)
  • The big donors, whether government aid groups or large philanthropic organizations, want to make systematic interventions that are scalable, and there are good reasons for that.†   (source)
  • Likewise, through his philanthropic efforts, Jimmy Carter has almost succeeded in wiping out guinea worm, an ancient parasite that has afflicted humans throughout recorded history.†   (source)
  • American women are now playing an increasingly important role in the philanthropic world, and "women's funds" that support women and girls are booming.†   (source)
  • Remembering, her old customers picture her as philanthropist, medical authority, bouncer, and poetess of the bodily emotions without being involved with them.†   (source)
  • U.S. presidents, philanthropists, luminaries, and other influential Americans.†   (source)
  • Perhaps the greatest surprise is that Camfed alumni have themselves become philanthropists.†   (source)
  • He could imagine no "order" less ominous sounding than a fraternity of philanthropists who wore little red fezzes and marched in parades.†   (source)
  • Philanthropists and donors traditionally haven't been sufficiently interested in women's rights abroad, giving money instead to higher-brow causes such as the ballet or art museums.†   (source)
  • There could be a powerful international women's rights movement if only philanthropists would donate as much to real women as to paintings and sculptures of women.†   (source)
  • "And to Mrs. Dalton, I say: "Your philanthropy was as tragically blind as your sightless eyes!"†   (source)
  • Next I had to drop all this to start research on a pamphlet on philanthropy.†   (source)
  • Pure philanthropy.†   (source)
  • He hated all philanthropist millionaires and wanted to hit all the puritanical rich who looked so bad and felt so unhappy.†   (source)
  • Then what does he do the next day but pose up there himself with little schoolchildren who'd never seen an Austrian village—the philanthropist!†   (source)
  • Philanthropy.†   (source)
  • Mr. Hopton Stoddard, the noted philanthropist, had intended to present the City of New York with a Temple of Religion, a nonsectarian cathedral symbolizing the spirit of human faith.†   (source)
  • Frau Von Zeck settled her powerful chins upon the coarse shelving of her Wagnerian breasts and, her ponderous gaze already dreaming on remote philanthropies, was charioted smoothly away from the devoted tradesman.†   (source)
  • A great many philanthropic undertakings and radical publications, run by all sorts of people, had a single connecting link among them, one common denominator: the name of Ellsworth M. Toohey on their stationery.†   (source)
  • Thomas L. Foster, noted philanthropist, had died and had left, among larger bequests, the modest sum of one hundred thousand dollars to Ellsworth M. Toohey, "my friend and spiritual guide—in appreciation of his noble mind and true devotion to humanity."†   (source)
  • Since when have you become a philanthropist?†   (source)
  • You see, it's all very pleasant to be a philanthropist; but it can be carried too far.†   (source)
  • I have no taste for politics, for the blackguardisms of fame, for philanthropy, for sport.†   (source)
  • Besides, I want you to tell me why I should not go in for philanthropy.†   (source)
  • Martin had never seen a man so free from the poetry and flowing philanthropy of Almus Pickerbaugh.†   (source)
  • Small holdings, back to the land—ah! philanthropic bunkum.†   (source)
  • You are too charming to go in for philanthropy, Mr. Gray—far too charming.†   (source)
  • You are misled by a false philanthropy; you know not what you do.†   (source)
  • A pretty thing, indeed, to marry a philanthropist.†   (source)
  • If malice and vanity wear the coat of philanthropy, shall that pass?†   (source)
  • Believe me, they are not only natural, they are philanthropic and virtuous.†   (source)
  • It's not from philanthropy, it's from the heart.†   (source)
  • Even philanthropy did not have the desired effect.†   (source)
  • You would, perhaps, think me rude if I inquired in return whether you are a philanthropist?†   (source)
  • He doesn't care much about the philanthropic side of things; punishments, and that kind of thing.†   (source)
  • Then it will be real Christian work, not only mystic, but rational and philanthropic….†   (source)
  • If the old fellow is a philanthropist, what is that to you?†   (source)
  • I am a woman, I. I know nothing of philosophical philanthropy.†   (source)
  • He was, as this remark shows, a man full of philanthropy, and in every way fit for his office.†   (source)
  • Philanthropy is not love for one's fellow-man in the broadest sense.†   (source)
  • And they told me, "No, he's not studied; he does it more from philanthropy.†   (source)
  • Here Jondrette evidently judged the moment propitious for capturing the "philanthropist."†   (source)
  • 'Yes,' cry the pastors and the judges and philanthropic ladies.†   (source)
  • I confess that I have hitherto indulged very little in philanthropic enterprises.†   (source)
  • And such had European life, politics, Freemasonry, philosophy, and philanthropy seemed to him.†   (source)
  • All Geneva was in excitement about him—all philanthropic and religious Geneva.†   (source)
  • To encourage culture and philanthropy is all very well of course.†   (source)
  • I warn you, mothers, that my sympathies do not always make the usual philanthropic distinctions.†   (source)
  • And down his mind went flat as a marsh, and three great emotions bowled over him; understanding; a vast philanthropy; and finally, as if the result of the others, an irrepressible, exquisite delight; as if inside his brain by another hand strings were pulled, shutters moved, and he, having nothing to do with it, yet stood at the opening of endless avenues, down which if he chose he might wander.†   (source)
  • At the same time, as he understood it, they collected money from various interested or charitably inclined business men here and there who appeared to believe in such philanthropic work.†   (source)
  • Gerty Farish was not a close enough reader of character to disentangle the mixed threads of which Lily's philanthropy was woven.†   (source)
  • Being cowards, we defeat natural selection under cover of philanthropy: being sluggards, we neglect artificial selection under cover of delicacy and morality.†   (source)
  • This was their philosophy complete …. in the era of aeroplanes and syndicalism: The Baptist Church (and, somewhat less, the Methodist, Congregational, and Presbyterian Churches) is the perfect, the divinely ordained standard in music, oratory, philanthropy, and ethics.†   (source)
  • The model of the ancient city stood in the middle of the apartment, and the proprietor, with a fine religious philanthropy written on his features, walked round it with a pointer in his hand, showing the young people the various quarters and places known to them by name from reading their Bibles; Mount Moriah, the Valley of Jehoshaphat, the City of Zion, the walls and the gates, outside one of which there was a large mound like a tumulus, and on the mound a little white cross.†   (source)
  • On the other hand, it's also true that the gentlemen don't become involved with the defence — which will of course be done with great expertise — just for philanthropic reasons or in order to be friendly, in some respects it would be truer to say that they, too, have it allocated to them.†   (source)
  • She divined that all the pride, blue blood, wealth, culture, distinction, all the impersonal condescending persuasion, all the fatuous philanthropy on earth would not avail to turn this man a single hair's-breadth from his downward career to destruction.†   (source)
  • It is about an encyclopedia— to which a philanthropic institution has done me the honor of asking me to contribute.†   (source)
  • It was as unreal as everything else—as the philanthropic pretense of the whole concern, as their talk, as their government, as their show of work.†   (source)
  • Lily felt a new interest in herself as a person of charitable instincts: she had never before thought of doing good with the wealth she had so often dreamed of possessing, but now her horizon was enlarged by the vision of a prodigal philanthropy.†   (source)
  • I suppose one of the many good elderly women who are associated with Uncle Jack in some of his philanthropic work in London.†   (source)
  • Every effort of philanthropy seemed to have miscarried, every effort at correcting abuses seemed of doubtful value, and the race friction seemed to become severer.†   (source)
  • His good adversary's philanthropy, he said, was aimed at robbing life of all its difficult and deadly serious aspects; its goal was the castration of life, and the same went for the determinism of its so-called science.†   (source)
  • You see nowadays it is not fashionable to flirt till one is forty, or to be romantic till one is forty-five, so we poor women who are under thirty, or say we are, have nothing open to us but politics or philanthropy.†   (source)
  • A stout gentleman, with pompous and philanthropic whiskers, went stolidly by, the broad of his back sneering at the girl.†   (source)
  • It was in the library that he and May had always discussed the future of the children: the studies of Dallas and his young brother Bill, Mary's incurable indifference to "accomplishments," and passion for sport and philanthropy, and the vague leanings toward "art" which had finally landed the restless and curious Dallas in the office of a rising New York architect.†   (source)
  • Most people above the grade of hog do so much chasing around after a lot of vague philanthropy that they never get anything done—and most of your confounded shy people get spiritually pauperized.†   (source)
  • It was astonishing how someone who played the philanthropist could close his eyes to such basic truths of humanity.†   (source)
  • In New York, for many years past, every new movement, philanthropic, municipal or artistic, had taken account of his opinion and wanted his name.†   (source)
  • I had no idea that they were so generally loved and respected by the classes, nor that I any correct conception of how much time and money they spent in works of philanthropy, and how much real heart they put into this work.†   (source)
  • Of course, being fatally poor and dingy, it was wise of Gerty to have taken up philanthropy and symphony concerts; but there was something irritating in her assumption that existence yielded no higher pleasures, and that one might get as much interest and excitement out of life in a cramped flat as in the splendours of the Van Osburgh establishment.†   (source)
  • You remind me of a story Harry told me about a certain philanthropist who spent twenty years of his life in trying to get some grievance redressed, or some unjust law altered—I forget exactly what it was.†   (source)
  • The other-regarding sentiments had not been cultivated in Lily, and she was often bored by the relation of her friend's philanthropic efforts, but today her quick dramatizing fancy seized on the contrast between her own situation and that represented by some of Gerty's "cases."†   (source)
  • Wine—the gods' gift to man, as the humanistic peoples of antiquity claimed, the philanthropic invention of a god who is in fact associated with civilization, if I may be permitted the allusion.†   (source)
  • It is upon these small gifts, which carry with them the interest of hundreds of donors, that any philanthropic work must depend largely for its support.†   (source)
  • God bless the orator, philanthropist, and disciple of the Great Master—who, if he were on earth, would be doing the same work—Booker T. Washington.†   (source)
  • There sat death, a humanistic rhetorician clad in a blue coat; and when you focused on this philanthropic and pedagogic god of literature, what you saw crouching there had a monkey face, with the symbols of night and sorcery on its brow.†   (source)
  • He has won a worthy reputation as one of the great leaders of his race, widely known and much respected at home and abroad as an accomplished educator, a great orator, and a true philanthropist.†   (source)
  • He ridiculed the philanthropist's reluctance to shed blood, his reverence for life, claimed that such a reverence for life belonged to only the most banal rubbers-and-umbrellas bourgeois periods, but that the moment history took a more passionate turn, the moment a single idea, something that transcended mere "security," was at work, something suprapersonal, something greater man the individual—and since that alone was a suite worthy of mankind, it was, on a higher plane, the normal…†   (source)
  • In reality, however, it was in fullest bloom, as were secret societies in general It was an age when Freemasonry achieved a higher life—a life of which it was later purged by people of the same sort as our philanthropist, who would most definitely have joined those who at the time accused it of Jesuitical obscurantism.†   (source)
  • The true measure of Mr. Washington's success is, then, not his teaching the pupils of Tuskegee, nor even gaining the support of philanthropic persons at a distance, but this—that every Southern white man of character and of wisdom has been won to a cordial recognition of the value of the work, even men who held and still hold to the conviction that a mere book education for the Southern blacks under present conditions is a positive evil.†   (source)
  • The scene was one, however, which might easily warm a heart less given to philanthropy than that of Marmaduke Temple.†   (source)
  • There would be Judge Pyncheon,—a person eminent in the public view, of high station and great wealth, a philanthropist, a member of Congress and of the church, and intimately associated with whatever else bestows good name,—so imposing, in these advantageous lights, that Hepzibah herself could hardly help shrinking from her own conclusions as to his hollow integrity.†   (source)
  • Ha! ha! ha! from philanthropy!†   (source)
  • The only difference between us and the professors of virtue or benevolence, or philanthropy — never mind the name — is, that we know it is all meaningless, and say so; while they know it equally and will never say so.'†   (source)
  • "And so you shall, like an angel as you are!" cried Laurie, resolving, with a glow of philanthropic zeal, to found and endow an institution for the express benefit of young women with artistic tendencies.†   (source)
  • "Besides, my aged associate," he reproachfully added, "the interest, that a man has in his own existence, is by no means trifling, however it may be eclipsed by his devotion to more general and philanthropic feelings."†   (source)
  • So this old philanthropist used to make her equal run of her errands, execute her millinery, and read her to sleep with French novels, every night.†   (source)
  • Coming now to the economic relations of the races, we are on ground made familiar by study, much discussion, and no little philanthropic effort.†   (source)
  • His heart still throbbed for suffering humanity, and his immense philanthropy went out both to downtrodden races and to individuals!†   (source)
  • ] The Spaniards were unable to exterminate the Indian race by those unparalleled atrocities which brand them with indelible shame, nor did they even succeed in wholly depriving it of its rights; but the Americans of the United States have accomplished this twofold purpose with singular felicity; tranquilly, legally, philanthropically, without shedding blood, and without violating a single great principle of morality in the eyes of the world.†   (source)
  • Philanthropy's sake?'†   (source)
  • Yet Yeobright was as firm in the contrary intention as if the tendency of marriage were rather to develop the fantasies of young philanthropy than to sweep them away.†   (source)
  • This circumstance has given rise to a philanthropic institution, which will soon become, if I am not mistaken, one of our most important political institutions.†   (source)
  • Why do not the Negroes become land-owners, and build up the black landed peasantry, which has for a generation and more been the dream of philanthropist and statesman?†   (source)
  • He sent his brother home the Swamp Town Gazette, in which the new Governor was praised with immense enthusiasm; whereas the Swamp Town Sentinel, whose wife was not asked to Government House, declared that his Excellency was a tyrant, compared to whom Nero was an enlightened philanthropist.†   (source)
  • Almost every man we meet requires some civility,—requires to be humored; he has some fame, some talent, some whim of religion or philanthropy in his head that is not to be questioned, and which spoils all conversation with him.†   (source)
  • "You forget, general," rejoined I, "that, in this advanced stage of civilization, Reason and Philanthropy combined will constitute just such a tribunal as is requisite."†   (source)
  • And what worthier candidate,—more wise and learned, more noted for philanthropic liberality, truer to safe principles, tried oftener by public trusts, more spotless in private character, with a larger stake in the common welfare, and deeper grounded, by hereditary descent, in the faith and practice of the Puritans,—what man can be presented for the suffrage of the people, so eminently combining all these claims to the chief-rulership as Judge Pyncheon here before us?†   (source)
  • Not that charity only which causes us to help the needy and comfort the suffering, but that feeling of universal philanthropy which, by teaching us to love, causes us to judge with lenity all men; striking at the root of self-righteousness, and warning us to be sparing of our condemnation of others, while our own salvation is not yet secure.†   (source)
  • CHAPTER IV Telescopic Philanthropy We were to pass the night, Mr. Kenge told us when we arrived in his room, at Mrs. Jellyby's; and then he turned to me and said he took it for granted I knew who Mrs. Jellyby was.†   (source)
  • I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The hopeful philanthropist esteemed it a token that the millennium was already come; while persons of another stamp, in whose view mankind was a breed of bulldogs, prophesied that all the old stoutness, fervor, nobleness, generosity, and magnanimity of the race would disappear,--these qualities, as they affirmed, requiring blood for their nourishment.†   (source)
  • He seemed to project those two shining knobs of temples of his into everything that went on and to brush his hair farther and farther back, until the very roots were almost ready to fly out of his head in inappeasable philanthropy.†   (source)
  • The former cast one admiring glance from north to south, and sank his face again beneath the folds of his coat; while the latter contemplated, with philanthropic pleasure, the prospect of affluence and comfort that was expanding around him; the result of his own enterprise, and much of it the fruits of his own industry.†   (source)
  • "But such services as these might involve him with the authorities of the country in which he practices this kind of philanthropy," said Franz.†   (source)
  • 'Hold there, you and your philanthropy,' cried the smiling landlady, nodding her head more than ever.†   (source)
  • If you would have had Lord Triton down here to woo her with his philanthropy, he might have carried her off before the year was over.†   (source)
  • He sketched in vague outline the new Industrial School that might rise among these pines, he spoke in detail of the charitable and philanthropic work that might be organized, of money that might be saved for banks and business.†   (source)
  • Oh, something in a philanthropic way?†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • I will not stop here to inquire whose duty it was—whether that of the white ex-master who had profited by unpaid toil, or the Northern philanthropist whose persistence brought on the crisis, or the National Government whose edict freed the bondmen; I will not stop to ask whose duty it was, but I insist it was the duty of some one to see that these workingmen were not left alone and unguided, without capital, without land, without skill, without economic organization, without even the…†   (source)
  • Well, Wilberforce was perhaps not enough of a thinker; but if I went into Parliament, as I have been asked to do, I should sit on the independent bench, as Wilberforce did, and work at philanthropy.†   (source)
  • But he WAS Mr. Jellyby; and a loquacious young man called Mr. Quale, with large shining knobs for temples and his hair all brushed to the back of his head, who came in the evening, and told Ada he was a philanthropist, also informed her that he called the matrimonial alliance of Mrs. Jellyby with Mr. Jellyby the union of mind and matter.†   (source)
  • Then drawing himself up and leaning against the chimney-piece:— "Now," said he, "we can receive the philanthropist."†   (source)
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