philanthropic


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generous in assistance to the poor

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Washington's success is, then, not his teaching the pupils of Tuskegee, nor even gaining the support of philanthropic persons at a distance, but this--that every Southern white man of character and of wisdom has been won to a cordial recognition of the value of the work, even men who held and still hold to the conviction that a mere book education for the Southern blacks under present conditions is a positive evil.
I never heard of a philanthropic meeting in which it was sincerely proposed to do any good to me, or the like of me.
Being a microcosm himself, he discovers -- and it is a true discovery, and he is the man to make it -- that the world has been eating green apples; to his eyes, in fact, the globe itself is a great green apple, which there is danger awful to think of that the children of men will nibble before it is ripe; and straightway his drastic philanthropy seeks out the Esquimau and the Patagonian, and embraces the populous Indian and Chinese villages; and thus, by a few years of philanthropic activity, the powers in the meanwhile using him for their own ends, no doubt, he cures himself of his dyspepsia, the globe acquires a faint blush on one or both of its cheeks, as if it were beginning to be ripe, and life loses its crudity and is once more sweet and wholesome to live.
Dressed in plum-colored velveteen, with short, gray hair, and a face that seemed permanently flushed with philanthropic enthusiasm, she was always in a hurry, and always in some disorder.
Now how many organizations of a philanthropic nature do you suppose there are in the City of London itself, Miss Hilbery?
The former cast one admiring glance from north to south, and sank his face again beneath the folds of his coat; while the latter contemplated, with philanthropic pleasure, the prospect of affluence and comfort that was expanding around him; the result of his own enterprise, and much of it the fruits of his own industry.
Believe me, they are not only natural, they are philanthropic and virtuous.
Yet these changes have now been effected by the philanthropic spirit of the British nation.
We say: "I desire to be kind to my friends, honourable in business, philanthropic towards the poor, public-spirited in politics.
Crisparkle during the last re-matching of the china ornaments (in other words during her last annual visit to her sister), after a public occasion of a philanthropic nature, when certain devoted orphans of tender years had been glutted with plum buns, and plump bumptiousness.
LOCAL restaurants and the Castlegate Shopping Centre are behind the first-ever Tees Valley Food Calender - 12 Tastes of The Tees - in Support of Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation.
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High-net-worth private foundation donors don't necessarily think of their financial advisor as a philanthropic source, according to a new survey released Friday by Foundation Source.
The awards aim to recognise and reward both individuals and institutions who have made significant philanthropic contributions in the Middle East and North Africa.
Cheema, who was recently in Doha to attend a workshop on philanthropy in emerging markets, organised by Academy of Philanthropy, added, "Qatar's philanthropic identity is emerging with the country engaged in a number of philanthropic activities in different parts of the world.