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Bounteousness   Listen

Generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely.  Synonym: bounty.

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"Bounteousness" Quotes from Famous Books

... of Aristophanes, and ask me, with a raised voice, and arched brow, to give him a fitting answer to that. But if, as was much more frequently the case, he fairly run me down into a pause and confession of inability, he would rub his hands with a strange chuckle, and offer me, in the bounteousness of his heart, to read aloud a Greek Ode of his own, while he treated me "to a dish of tea." There was much in the good man's innocence, and guilelessness of soul, which made me love him, and I did not rest till I had procured him, before I left the University, the living which he now held. Since ...
— Pelham, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

Words linked to "Bounteousness" :   generosity, bounteous, bounty, generousness

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