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  • Benevolence is not your typical princess and Princess Ben is certainly not your typical fairy tale.

    Princess Ben by Catherine Murdock: Book summary

  • Benevolence is the greatest attribute of any job-seeker, regardless of the season.

    November 28th, 2007

  • Benevolence is a stronger instinct than malice, co-operation than hostility.

    Try Anything Twice

  • Listen to this sentence: "Benevolence is short-sighted indeed, and must blame itself for failure, if it do not see in education the chief interest of the human race."

    Four American Leaders

  • 105 Benevolence is the foundation of justice, since we are forbid to injure those whom we are bound to assist.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • There is, no doubt, much in History and in Nature to suggest the idea of Benevolence, but there is much to suggest a directly opposite conclusion.

    Philosophy and Religion Six Lectures Delivered at Cambridge

  • His dialogue takes for its starting-point the trial of Oliver St. John, who had been Raleigh's fellow-prisoner in the Tower since April for having with unreasonable brutality protested against the enforced payment of what was called the Benevolence, a supposed free-will offering to the purse of the King.

    Raleigh

  • Benevolence, which is the legal remedy for social crime, favours social crime.

    Selected Essays

  • It's called Benevolence Way, but it's anything but.

    KCEN-DT

  • Wolsey revoked the demand and called for a "Benevolence".

    England under the Tudors

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