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philanthropy
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
helping others — especially donating money to worthy causes; or an organization that does so
  • EARLY IN May, Peter Keating departed for Washington, to supervise the construction of a museum donated to the city by a great philanthropist easing his conscience.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (1% in)
philanthropist = someone who helps others — especially by donating money to worthy causes
  • Then what does he do the next day but pose up there himself with little schoolchildren who'd never seen an Austrian village—the philanthropist!
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (45% in)
  • Thomas L. Foster, noted philanthropist, had died and had left, among larger bequests, the modest sum of one hundred thousand dollars to Ellsworth M. Toohey, "my friend and spiritual guide—in appreciation of his noble mind and true devotion to humanity."
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (2% in)
  • A great many philanthropic undertakings and radical publications, run by all sorts of people, had a single connecting link among them, one common denominator: the name of Ellsworth M. Toohey on their stationery.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (67% in)
  • Mr. Hopton Stoddard, the noted philanthropist, had intended to present the City of New York with a Temple of Religion, a nonsectarian cathedral symbolizing the spirit of human faith.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (4% in)

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