Scarification, with other crude penances, has now been superseded by benefaction.
Only one of these acts of sympathy and benefaction we will mention.
Why not all the benefaction on our side, and a figo for rewards!
It was not that he regarded the king's present as a benefaction.
The year 1784 was given as the date of this benefaction, in the Returns made to Parliament in 1786.
A very creditable plan of benefaction; very creditable, indeed.
In the Benefaction Book this gift is assigned to the year 1672.
The judicious placing of benefaction is a large part of the good of it.
I'll write to Whelpdale, and let him know that his benefaction has extended even to Sark.'
The luxury of benefaction was a new one to him, and he wondered at the keenness of its flavor.