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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GENEROSITY

In the midst of this generosity, the services of Geta and Milza were not forgotten.

And do they not make use of your own generosity to oppress you?

Such was the reply of courage and generosity in this danger.

Then, he bethought himself of a subtle form of rebuke by emphasizing his generosity.

Trust and generosity, Shakespeare would like to tell us, were his supremest faults.

Generosity to those in distress was at all times characteristic of him.

I left this miserable but in admiration of the generosity of its inhabitants.

Miss Howe rallies her on the effects this intelligence must have upon her generosity.

Applauds Clarissa for the generosity of her spirit, and the greatness of her mind.

They have not the generosity to treat you the better for disclaiming the power they know you have.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "nobility, goodness of race," from Latin generositatem (nominative generositas) "nobility, excellence, magnanimity," from generosus (see generous). Meaning "munificence" is recorded from 1670s.

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