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This stubborn resistance lent all the more lustre to the piety of our benignant Rulers.
They certainly were attractive specimens of their race, and the Quaker miller who offered them had a most benignant countenance.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
He had a loose hairy benignant face with a humorous but penetrating eye and the usual domelike brow.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
With the sun was associated a supreme power that presided over the universe, benignant and eternal.
As she stood there in the doorway, lamp in hand, she looked like a benignant mother waiting to greet a returning child.
Her path had fallen in pleasant places, and only benignant spirits attended her.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
And over a broader field and upon a larger sphere shall the benignant influence of this system of public instruction be felt.
The brows are straight, the nose finely modeled, the lips rather full, the expression benignant.
GREEK SCULPTUREESTELLE M. HURLL
"You will hold the basin," said he, directing me with his calm, benignant eye.
ERNEST LINWOODCAROLINE LEE HENTZ
A benignant sun in a cloudless sky had enlisted himself as a member of the wrecking crew on Razee Reef.

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