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used in War and Peace

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kind, generous, or charitable
  • benevolence toward all
    Book Six — 1808-10 (32% in)
benevolence = kindness and goodwill
  • Benefit performances, poor pictures, statues, benevolent societies, gypsy choirs, schools, subscription dinners, sprees, Freemasons, churches, and books—no one and nothing met with a refusal from him, and had it not been for two friends who had borrowed large sums from him and taken him under their protection, he would have given everything away.
    Book Eight — 1811-12 (1% in)
  • Respond, therefore, to his benevolent intentions and come to us without fear.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (40% in)
  • He caused the words Maison de ma Mere to be inscribed on the charitable institutions, thereby combining tender filial affection with the majestic benevolence of a monarch.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (43% in)

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