PHILANTHROPY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of philanthropy
Definition:
n. effort or inclination to increase the well-being of humankind, as by charitable aid or donations
Example:
But this gift changes the gallery; it's transformative — this level of philanthropy is truly inspiring.
Sentence in Classic:
Lily felt a new interest in herself as a person of charitable instincts: she had never before thought of doing good with the wealth she had so often dreamed of possessing, but now her horizon was enlarged by the vision of a prodigal philanthropy.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The Baptist Church (and, somewhat less, the Methodist, Congregational, and Presbyterian Churches) is the perfect, the divinely ordained standard in music, oratory, philanthropy, and ethics.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Yet Yeobright was as firm in the contrary intention as if the tendency of marriage were rather to develop the fantasies of young philanthropy than to sweep them away.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
No, apart from my duty, out of pure Christian philanthropy, I wish every mortal to be decently treated.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol Context
I had no idea that they were so generally loved and respected by the classes, nor had I any correct conception of how much time and money they spent in works of philanthropy, and how much real heart they put into this work.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context