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But for the most part even industry and endowment were powerless against the inertia of custom and the dead-weight of environment.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
She was a woman of great intellectual endowment, with highly cultivated literary tastes.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
This endowment would give the schools consequence and character, and would correct and elevate the standard of education.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
At its endowment Henry laid on the altar the famous "cornu eburneum," now lost.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
That we have groped for the way of right conduct and agonized over the soul betokens our spiritual endowment.
REVOLUTION AND OTHER ESSAYSJACK LONDON
The Northerners seem to surpass the southern Europeans in innate ethical endowment.
THE OLD WORLD IN THE NEWEDWARD ALSWORTH ROSS
It was found, when Mary's will was read, that she had left the church ten thousand dollars as an endowment.
DOMINIE DEANELLIS PARKER BUTLER
For she was born with an endowment of adroit coquetry, and she developed her gift.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
From the same source an endowment might be obtained for a state church which would be a bulwark of order and conservatism.
THE CANADIAN DOMINIONOSCAR D. SKELTON
Religion has come down to us from ancient times, and its fears and ecstasies are a part of our instinctive endowment.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ENDOWMENT

  • alms
  • alms-giving
  • altruism
  • assistance
  • benefaction
  • beneficence
  • charity
  • contribution
  • dole
  • donation
  • endowment
  • fund
  • generosity
  • gifting
  • good works
  • helping hand
  • relief
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