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A very creditable plan of benefaction; very creditable, indeed.
DENNISON GRANTROBERT STEAD
The year 1784 was given as the date of this benefaction, in the Returns made to Parliament in 1786.
The first course of lectures under the benefaction was delivered in 1820.
Waited upon the Bishop of Bristol, (who treated me with the utmost civility,) and received his lordship's benefaction for Georgia.
The judicious placing of benefaction is a large part of the good of it.
In many cases the record of a benefaction is accompanied by an illuminated portrait of the benefactor.
Benefaction, ben-e-fak′shun, n. the act of doing good: a good deed done or benefit conferred: a grant or endowment.
That is to say, the receiver of a benefaction in which there is nothing humiliating has increased it fifteenfold!
THE JEWISH STATETHEODOR HERZL
Colonel Ridson stole to the door after the servant, and gave into his hand a benefaction for the widow.
SECRESYE. (ELIZA) FENWICK
Benefaction consists especially in the feeling which accompanies it, rather than in the thing given.

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