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endowment
used in Northanger Abbey

3 uses
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Definition
the invested money that provides income for an institution; or an instance of giving such money

or:

abilities or qualities — especially those that are nature-given
  • Here Catherine secretly acknowledged the power of love; for, though exceedingly fond of her brother, and partial to all his endowments, she had never in her life thought him handsome.
    Chapter 15 (28% in)
  • CHAPTER 2 In addition to what has been already said of Catherine Morland's personal and mental endowments, when about to be launched into all the difficulties and dangers of a six weeks' residence in Bath, it may be stated, for the reader's more certain information, lest the following pages should otherwise fail of giving any idea of what her character is meant to be, that her heart was affectionate; her disposition cheerful and open, without conceit or affectation of any kind—her...
    Chapter 2 (1% in)
  • His endowments of this spot alone might at any time have placed him high among the benefactors of the convent.
    Chapter 23 (26% in)

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