Thesaurus / largesses
other words for largesses
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His largesses were abundant, and the uproar of vehement thanksgiving, was ever on the watch from the venal multitude.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
How many men are embarrassed by their vast possessions, and cannot support the odium attached to the largesses of Sylla!
HISTORY OF JULIUS CAESAR VOL. 1 OF 2NAPOLEON III, EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH, 1808-1873.
You are fed by the largesses of the Emperor, you have your two loaves a day and your pork, and you need not and so do not work.
The eyes of the rabble were easily turned from the movements of the government by horse-racing, theatres, largesses.
HISTORY OF THE INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT OF EUROPE, VOLUME I (OF 2)JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER
It is from the old French largesse; but the idea admits of number, and accordingly we find the plural, largesses, still in use.
DISSERTATION ON THE ENGLISH LANGUAGENOAH WEBSTER, JR.
The friendship of Marcellinus, count of the sacred largesses, supplied with a liberal hand the means of seduction.
In vain had largesses been lavished upon the people, and propitiatory sacrifices offered to the gods.
Columbus tried the effect of largesses, refusing to barter, and made gifts of the Spanish baubles.
The aristocracy conceived the plan of offering battle to the author of the corn largesses and land assignations on his own ground.
He threw about his largesses with an unstinting hand, and everything went smoothly with him.
HISTORY OF THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN, VOL. I (OF 3)SIR JOHN WILLIAM KAYE