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willing to give and share unstintingly

not petty in character and mind

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more than adequate

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There, too, they will see the villages or towns of the free and generous spirits brightening in the midst of delicious prairies.
Julia was sensibly touched with his distress, and for an instant there was some regret mingled with self- satisfaction at her own candour--but then the delightful reflection soon presented itself of the gratitude of Antonio when he learnt her generous conduct, and her self-denial in favour of a man whom she had as yet never seen.
Often as it happened, when during the week I had been disappointed in not getting a cent from the very individuals from whom I most expected help, and when I was almost broken down and discouraged, that generous help has come from some one who I had had little idea would give at all.
Between these two gifts there were others of generous proportions which came every year from both Mr.
Well, Becky would have made a good Lady Crawley, after all," Miss Crawley remarked (who was mollified by the girl's refusal, and very liberal and generous now there was no call for her sacrifices).
Briggs declared that it would be delightful, and vowed that her dear Miss Crawley was always kind and generous, and went up to Rebecca's bedroom to console her and prattle about the offer, and the refusal, and the cause thereof; and to hint at the generous intentions of Miss Crawley, and to find out who was the gentleman that had the mastery of Miss Sharp's heart.
that was the time of youth, confidence, the generous season when the blood commands, when it is warmed by feeling
That delightful time, that generous season, that ruling by warm blood, were all very fine things, no doubt; but I do not regret them at all.
Bonacieux, having left his house at seven o'clock in the evening to go to the Louvre, never appeared again in the Rue des Fossoyeurs; the opinion of those who seemed to be best informed was that he was fed and lodged in some royal castle, at the expense of his generous Eminence.
My lord," he said, "you behold in me a poor man who only lives by the help of persons as rich and as generous as you.
At the end of that time his generous benefactor died without heirs, so all his possessions went to the prince.
I have said virtue, wealth, and generosity, because a great man who is vicious will be a great example of vice, and a rich man who is not generous will be merely a miserly beggar; for the possessor of wealth is not made happy by possessing it, but by spending it, and not by spending as he pleases, but by knowing how to spend it well.
In addition, when individuals who have a choice among insurance plans select their plan, those who are more likely to require care tend to choose more generous plans.
I've worked with people who've tried to be especially generous to a client, such as this contractor: offering upgrades, discounts and additional work.