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used in War and Peace

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helping others — especially donating money to worthy causes; or an organization that does so
  • In regard to philanthropy, the greatest virtue of crowned heads, Napoleon also did all in his power.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (42% in)
philanthropy = helping others
  • And so Pierre was delighted with his visit to his estates and quite recovered the philanthropic mood in which he had left Petersburg, and wrote enthusiastic letters to his "brother-instructor" as he called the Grand Master.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (47% in)
  • Even philanthropy did not have the desired effect.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (46% in)
  • He had sought it in philanthropy, in Freemasonry, in the dissipations of town life, in wine, in heroic feats of self-sacrifice, and in romantic love for Natasha; he had sought it by reasoning—and all these quests and experiments had failed him.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (58% in)
  • And such had European life, politics, Freemasonry, philosophy, and philanthropy seemed to him.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (21% in)
  • To encourage culture and philanthropy is all very well of course.
    Book Fifteen — 1812-13 (66% in)

There are no more uses of "philanthropy" in War and Peace.

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