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 Meanings and Examples of BOUNTY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  goodness, kindness; virtue; worth
Classic Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  The North could call on the whole world for supplies and for soldiers, and thousands of Irish and Germans were pouring into the Union Army, lured by the bounty money offered by the North.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  Many Irish and Germans who had been bounty men in the Union Army had settled in Atlanta after their discharge.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
3  Instinct had prompted her to put away her husband's bounty in casting off her allegiance.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXVI
4  Whatever was her own in the house, everything which she had acquired aside from her husband's bounty, she caused to be transported to the other house, supplying simple and meager deficiencies from her own resources.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIX
5  We will load the back of this Mohican until he staggers under our bounty, and dispatch him after my young men.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24
6  But the cradle was by the bounty of Heaven washed ashore.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
7  Now that the plot's out, Brother Bob's bounty must go to the virgins.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
8  a happy homecoming with bodies refreshed by thy bounty, and minds inspired by thy wisdom.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
9  Hubert shook his head as he received with reluctance the bounty of the stranger, and Locksley, anxious to escape further observation, mixed with the crowd, and was seen no more.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
10  When called on to act, his bounty and generosity never fell short.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: Chapter XXII.—That the severity of Manlius Torquatus and ...
11  The chief initial source of this was labor in the army, and his pay and bounty as a soldier.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In II
12  I wonder at the goodness of God; the generosity of my friends; the bounty of my lot.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
13  The poor, as we have already said, whom she sought out to be the objects of her bounty, often reviled the hand that was stretched forth to succour them.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
14  Bless us, O Lord, and these Thy gifts which through Thy bounty we are about to receive through Christ our Lord.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
15  "We are all very thankful for your bounty, but it won't do for us to take the landlord's grain," said a voice at the back of the crowd.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence:
1  The taxpayer contended that the definition applied only to transactions which included an element of bounty.
2  It occurred to them to offer kids in the neighborhood a bounty for bringing in dogs running loose.
3  The story of Sir Fred Goodwin and his retirement bounty is exactly why the Banking system in this country cannot carry on as at present.
4  The government has no plans for a wolf cull or a bounty in the province, despite concerns in the cattle industry that the predator population is out of control.
5  Thanks to the good harvest, we had a bountiful supply of food.
6  If the British were as bountiful as the Americans, donations to charities would more than treble.
7  Apple announced a list of vulnerabilities that would command big bounties, including $25,000 for ways around Apple's digital compartments and into its customers' data, $50,000 for bugs that give hackers a way into iCloud data, and $200,000 to turn over critical vulnerabilities in Apple's firmware — the software that lies closest to the bare metal of the machine.