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- out of the benevolence of her heart, that she had asked these young women to her houseChapter 37 (70% in)
benevolence = kindness
- Benevolent, philanthropic man!Chapter 21 (17% in)
- —Her emotion was such as Mrs. Jennings had attributed to a very different cause;—but whatever minor feelings less pure, less pleasing, might have a share in that emotion, her esteem for the general benevolence, and her gratitude for the particular friendship, which together prompted Colonel Brandon to this act, were strongly felt, and warmly expressed.Chapter 39 (74% in)
- "You judged from your knowledge of the Colonel's general benevolence; but at least you could not foresee that the opportunity would so very soon occur."Chapter 40 (6% in)
There are no more uses of "benevolent" in Sense and Sensibility.
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