Which preposition to use with benevolent

to Occurrences 21%

The following subtle argument is to be found in some schoolbooks on Mohammedan law: The law of Moses was exceedingly benevolent to males by permitting them to have an unlimited number of wives; then came the law of Jesus, extreme on the other side by prescribing monogamy; at last Mohammed restored the equilibrium by conceding one wife to each of the four humours which make up the male's constitution.

in Occurrences 15%

'Enthusiast go, unstring thy lyre, In vain thou sing'st if none admire, How sweet soe'er the strain, And is not thy o'erflowing mind, Unless thou mixest with thy kind, Benevolent in vain? 'Enthusiast go, try every sense,

with Occurrences 2%

His salary was about 120 pounds a year, and he was benevolent with it.

like Occurrences 2%

fitted, or to shine in courts With unaffected grace, or walk the plains, With innocence and meditation joined, In soft assemblage; listen to the song, Which thy own season paints; while nature all Is blooming, and benevolent like thee.

of Occurrences 2%

"And better than all," said the lady who had spoken firsts "Mrs. St. Leonard is one of the kindest, most generous, and most benevolent of womenshe does good in every possible way.

among Occurrences 1%

Though the bare idea may well nauseate the kind and benevolent among the Southerners, the proof of parentage is stamped by Providence on the features of the victims, and their slavery is incontrovertible evidence that the offspring of Columbia's sons may be sold at human shambles.

than Occurrences 1%

But people who have always been placed in happy circumstances are often the reverse; they have become so estranged to suffering that they have no longer any sympathy with it; and hence it happens that the poor sometimes show themselves more benevolent than the rich.

as Occurrences 1%

Mr. Butler maintained that he was as benevolent as any other man.

towards Occurrences 1%

" "His temperhis disposition?" "His temper is under great command, although naturally ardent; his disposition eminently benevolent towards his fellow-creatures.

at Occurrences 1%

Several big books are piled up beneath his chair, and, if I mistake not, he holds a volume in his hand, thus blinking forth at the world out of his learned abstraction, owl-like, yet benevolent at heart.

under Occurrences 1%

When, moreover, this LUCRETIA BORGIA in pantaloons remembers that his scheme might prove more fatal to his friends than his enemies, perhaps he will take rather a larger quid than usual, and grow benevolent under its bland influences.

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