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  • n. Plural form of liberality.

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Examples

  • And the general public gets more and more upset about what they perceive as the First Amendment's liberalities.

    The High Cost of Living

  • Islamic fundamentalists killed thousands on 9/11 but the ensuing damage to our Constitutional democracy came not from the outside but from the far reaching attacks on civil liberalities undertaken by the Bush Administration.

    9/11

  • “Hah, my brave soldier, Edward!” said the Emperor, “I must have been blind that I did not sooner recognise thee, as I think there is a memorandum entered, respecting five hundred pieces of gold due from us to Edward the Varangian; we have it in our secret scroll of such liberalities for which we stand indebted to our servitors, nor shall the payment be longer deferred.”

    Count Robert of Paris

  • Let it suffice to say, that, upon the declaration of war in Spain, he gave up all his commercial schemes, and called in his money from all quarters, with a view of sitting down, for the rest of his life, contented with what he had got, and restraining his liberalities to what he could spare from his yearly income.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • The liberalities of the privileged West are no guarantor of true creativity.

    Turmoil and Triumph

  • Indeed, the worthy citizens are under some such delusion themselves, and boast of immunities, and liberalities of government, such as would place them at the head of the

    A Tramp's Wallet stored by an English goldsmith during his wanderings in Germany and France

  • I fear me that the horse and the barn were a little extreme for our budding liberalities.

    The Book of the Damned

  • But what I desire to say is that for a king who complies so well with the obligation of liberality, and who gives so much, it is necessary that he should possess much; for nothing is so suitable for a prince as possessions and riches for his gifts and liberalities, as Tully says, as well as to acquire glory.

    History of the Incas

  • Is this the worthy return you make your Emperor, and late Commander, for the distinction he has shown you, for the favour he has done you, and for his liberalities towards you?

    The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola

  • The credit of this noble bounty to the public, he increased by private liberalities, which proved equally popular: the estate of the wealthy

    The Reign of Tiberius, Out of the First Six Annals of Tacitus; With His Account of Germany, and Life of Agricola

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