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lacking in magnanimity

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unwilling to spend

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In the commentary accompanying an edition of Aleksander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin, he referred to it equally ungenerously as a "rather frivolous little book" (314), thus signaling that the book, written a decade before Nabokov's transformation from an obscure Russian transplant into a bestselling US-American author, should not merit serious consideration.
Yes, your heart aches for the pig, and more so for Sam, but simultaneously, ungenerously, comes the thought: We all have to pass sometime, pig.
Maharaja was offered an allowance, which was ungenerously described as sufficient for dignity but not for extravagance, would be made to him.
Amazing indeed that scholars as generous as Bloom and Martin--witness their making publicly available the digitized Black Panther and the Yuen collection--could also be so ungenerously and unjustifiably withholding.
One method of preserving it is to use it as sparingly as possible: avoiding occasions of expence by cultivating peace, but remembering also that timely disbursements to prepare for danger frequently prevent much greater disbursements to repel it; avoiding likewise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expence, but by vigorous exertion in time of Peace to discharge the Debts which unavoidable wars may have occasioned, not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burthen which we ourselves ought to bear.
David Cameron commented (not ungenerously) that only Boris could turn a prat-fall into a PR coup.
One method of preserving [public credit] is to use it as sparingly as possible, avoiding occasions of expense by cultivating peace, but remembering also that timely disbursements to prepare for danger frequently prevent much greater disbursements to repel it, avoiding likewise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expense, but by vigorous exertion in lime of peace to discharge the debts which unavoidable wars may have occasioned, not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burden which we ourselves ought to bear.
Newcastle has two competitions starting with Irish Oaks finalist Mutual Decision a likely sort for the 480m Angel of the North Oaks at 8-1 and Blonde Fletch a very worthy, and far from ungenerously priced, favourite for the Great North Run over 670m at 7-2.
Avoiding likewise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expense, but by vigorous exertions in time of peace to discharge the debts which unavoidable wars have occasioned, not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burthen which we ourselves ought to bear.
Thus, in Aristotle's eyes, generosity presupposes the right to act ungenerously." (Long 1996: 779)
These are derived chiefly from misunderstandings, pure ignorance, or ungenerously assuming that people are guilty until proven innocent.
Messi -- not ungenerously listed at 5 foot 7 -- does not suffer the ignominy of being towered over by the svelte Roccuzzo who is ( more than) a few inches shorter.
Otherwise the former is ungenerously labeled henpecked and the latter is called unwomanly.
(12) I suspect, though, that even two authors with intuitions as different as these would be more surprised to discover that a kind person behaved ungenerously than that an honest person did.