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magnanimous
used in Oliver Twist

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kind and generous in spirit — especially toward those defeated in battle
  • Upon this, the parish authorities magnanimously and humanely resolved, that Oliver should be 'farmed,' or, in other words, that he should be dispatched to a branch-workhouse some three miles off, where twenty or thirty other juvenile offenders against the poor-laws, rolled about the floor all day, without the inconvenience of too much food or too much clothing, under the parental superintendence of an elderly female, who received the culprits at and for the consideration of...
    Chapter 2 — Treats of Oliver Twist's Growth, Education, and Board (3% in)

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