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used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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helping others — especially donating money to worthy causes; or an organization that does so
  • Our breakfast is a philanthropic one, and we shall have at table... two benefactors of humanity.
    Chapters 39-40 (41% in)
philanthropic = charitable (to help others)
  • He was, as this remark shows, a man full of philanthropy, and in every way fit for his office.
    Chapters 13-14 (53% in)
  • "But such services as these might involve him with the authorities of the country in which he practices this kind of philanthropy," said Franz.
    Chapters 31-32 (91% in)
  • The very name assumed by his host of Monte Cristo and again repeated by the landlord of the Hotel de Londres, abundantly proved to him that his island friend was playing his philanthropic part on the shores of Piombino, Civita-Vecchio, Ostia, and Gaeta, as on those of Corsica, Tuscany, and Spain; and further, Franz bethought him of having heard his singular entertainer speak both of Tunis and Palermo, proving thereby how largely his circle of acquaintances extended.
    Chapters 33-34 (51% in)
  • In all probability, therefore, the Transteverin was no other than the bandit Luigi Vampa himself, and the man shrouded in the mantle the same he had known as "Sinbad the Sailor," but who, no doubt, was still pursuing his philanthropic expedition in Rome, as he had already done at Porto-Vecchio and Tunis.
    Chapters 33-34 (97% in)
  • Yes, if he be poor and inexperienced, not if he be rich and skilful; besides, the worst that could happen to him would be the punishment of which we have already spoken, and which the philanthropic French Revolution has substituted for being torn to pieces by horses or broken on the wheel.
    Chapters 35-36 (16% in)
  • "He is a philanthropist," answered the other; "and no doubt his motive in visiting Paris is to compete for the Monthyon prize, given, as you are aware, to whoever shall be proved to have most materially advanced the interests of virtue and humanity.
    Chapters 37-38 (98% in)
  • "My dear count," cried Morcerf, "you are at fault—you, one of the most formidable logicians I know—and you must see it clearly proved that instead of being an egotist, you are a philanthropist.
    Chapters 39-40 (79% in)
  • "Sir!" exclaimed the young man, quite astounded, "I hope no false report"— "As for myself, I first heard you spoken of by my friend Wilmore, the philanthropist.
    Chapters 55-56 (59% in)

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