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charitableness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n charitableness generosity as manifested by practicing charity (as for the poor or unfortunate)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Charitableness The quality of being charitable; the exercise of charity.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n charitableness The quality of being charitable; the disposition to be charitable; the exercise of charity.
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “It is only necessary to grow old to become more charitable and even indulgent. I see no fault committed by others that I have not committed myself.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
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    “Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.”
  • Sir Thomas Browne
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    “Be charitable before wealth makes you covetous.”
  • Joseph Joubert
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    “Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.”
  • Proverb
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    “The charitable give out the door and God puts it back through the window.”
  • Francis Bacon
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    “For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next ages.”

Usage

In literature:

Accordingly, I furnished her with a scale of about five or six charitable objects.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
Ought we not to be liberal and charitable in our judgment as to the intent of others?
"Jesus the Christ" by James Edward Talmage
You know how often it is difficult to be wisely charitable, to do good without multiplying the sources of evil.
"Lectures on Architecture and Painting" by John Ruskin
He was not charitable in the sense of indiscriminate giving.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
One charitable worker is always exactly like the other, allowing for differences of sex.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
We become charitable by knowing men.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
Be charitable to us, for we are your relatives.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
He watched her, admiring her clear yet charitable judgment and her prudence in business.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
I could not regret my charitable nature, but I mentally resolved to be more discriminating in future.
"Greener Than You Think" by Ward Moore
A mason, member of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association, died in October, 1805.
"Tea Leaves" by Various
Hic vina et choreae jocique regnant, Regnant et charites facetiaeque.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
There are hundreds of families living in this big, charitable city in this degrading manner.
"Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations" by William Howe
She had been prepared to suspend her judgment and be charitable, but she found that she pitied the man.
"Blake's Burden" by Harold Bindloss
Different charitable organizations had helped him.
"The Social Work of the Salvation Army" by Edwin Gifford Lamb
Yes, that is it," cried Frau von Treumann, waving her back, "it is a home, a charitable home!
"The Benefactress" by Elizabeth Beauchamp
Don't be surprised, therefore, if you see me all at once turn outrageously charitable.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
He was neither generous nor charitable.
"History of the Great American Fortunes, Vol. I" by Myers Gustavus
Finally, of all newspaper people, high or low, let me ask the public to speak charitably.
"About London" by J. Ewing Ritchie
We are here to-night for a very excellent and charitable purpose.
"Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888" by Edward VII
Why is O the most charitable letter in the alphabet?
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
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In poetry:

Against a priest indulg'd his rage,
Who charitably good,
To shield a widow's helpless age,
His avarice withstood.
"The Fatal Horse" by William Hayley
Jeo vous pry par charite
The wordes that here wreten be
Tenete;
And turne thy herte me toward
O a Dieu que vous gard!
Valente!
"Lines from Love Letters" by Anonymous British
Set not thy foot on graves;
Nor seek to unwind the shroud
Which charitable time
And nature have allowed
To wrap the errors of a sage sublime.
"To J.W." by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cannot the sigh of early grief
Move but one charitable mind?
Cannot one hand afford relief?
One Christian pity, and be kind?
Weep, weep, for thine was never joy,
O little wand'ring Negro-boy!
"The Negro Boy" by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Victoria was a,noble Queen, the people must confess,
She was most charitable to them while in distress;
And in her disposition she wasn't proud nor vain,
And tears for her loss will fall as plentiful as rain.
"The Death of the Queen" by William Topaz McGonagall
She was very charitable, as everybody knows,
But the loss of her husband caused her many woes,
Because he cheered her at Balmoral as they the heather trod,
But I hope she has met him now at the Throne of God.
"The Death of the Queen" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

The Pew Charitable Trusts in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) surveyed 1,004 adults about their understanding about the use of antibiotics as part of the CDC's "Get Smart About Antibiotics Week".
Denine Dingeman, designer at Charitable Resale, shares her tips for making your small living space appear larger.
Charitable organizations hope for Giving Tuesday boost.
The Office of the Chief Financial Officer (OCFO) and the DC Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board shouldn't be alone in the spotlight at the DC Council's Finance and Revenue oversight hearings on Thursday.
Financial pros offer more ideas on charitable donations.
Canadians planning on making large charitable donations should consider all of their options this holiday season if they are looking to maximize the bang for their buck, experts say.
They've been cited for their accomplishments in business and charitable event.
Atlas Cares, the charitable arm of Atlas Oil Co in Taylor MI, is holding its 6th Annual Selfridge Air National Guard Base (Mt Clemens MI) Holiday Party on December 9.
Atlas Oil Co.'s charitable arm, Atlas Cares, is holding its 6th Annual Selfridge Air National Guard Base (SANGB) Holiday Party.
) — you'll need somewhere else to direct your charitable efforts.
Report by California Attorney General 's Office finds overhead takes 49 percent of charitable donations.
Report by California Attorney General's Office finds overhead takes 49 percent of charitable donations.
The winner will be announced at the Premier Players of College Football Charitable Awards Dinner Jan 19 in Tampa, Fla.
(AP) — Merck's charitable foundation has stopped giving money to the Boy Scouts of America.
FOUNDATION ESTABLISHED TO ORGANIZE BRANDT 'S CHARITABLE GIVING Oct 12, 2012 Source: BRANDT sent via AgPR--the news distribution service for agriculture.
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In science:

Philadelphia, PA: A report prepared for The Pew Charitable Trusts. Grigg, L., R.
Biologists meet statisticians: A workshop for young scientists to foster interdisciplinary team work
Gretton acknowledge support of the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.
Equivalence of distance-based and RKHS-based statistics in hypothesis testing
Let us, however, be more charitable to Weatherall.
Whither All the Scope and Generality of Bell's Theorem?
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