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  • It's a trick word, it allows me to oppress you for years and then when I get tired from holding you down and decide to let you up on your knees I can sound like I'm munificient because I'm releasing the grip a bit.

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  • Rector and Visitors, strongly recommend to any succeeding Board of Visitors, upon which may fall the duty of administering this great undertaking, that they fittingly preserve the indentity of this fund in attaching to the School of Forestry, so founded, the name of its munificient donor.

    Board of Visitors minutes

  • The Young Baron Holbein has an immense picture gallery, and is a munificient patron of the arts.

    Heart-Histories and Life-Pictures

  • Opening track "our lady of parc extension and her munificient sorrows" crawls along like rust attacking iron, while elsewhere "chickadees roar pt 2" offers treated birdsong, and "august four, year-of-our-lord blues" a short but oddly comforting distorted vibrato guitar and violin instrumental.

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  • You will, no doubt, allow that a divinely munificient Creator would not omit any thing which is of importance to his intelligent creatures.

    A Series of Letters in Defence of Divine Revelation

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