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charity

1. 
a. the giving of help, money, food, etc., to those in need
b. (as modifier): a charity show
2. 
a. an institution or organization set up to provide help, money, etc., to those in need
b. (as modifier): charity funds
3. the help, money, etc., given to the needy; alms

CHARITY

(language)
A functional language based purely on category theory by Cockett, Spencer, and Fukushima, 1990-1991.

A version for Sun-4 is available from Tom Fukushima <fukushim@ucalgary.ca>.

["About Charity", J.R.B. Cockett, U. Calgary, Canada, et al].
References in classic literature ?
They by and by surrendered, and begged for charitable terms.
She was an indulgent parent, however, and really had little objection to Emma Jane amusing herself in this unusual way; it was only for Rebecca, as the niece of the difficult Miranda Sawyer, that she raised scruples; but when fully persuaded that the enterprise was a charitable one, she acquiesced.
To fall in with each other on such an errand as this," thought Emma; "to meet in a charitable scheme; this will bring a great increase of love on each side.
Godfrey Ablewhite, won't find the world in general quite so easy to convince as a committee of charitable ladies.
A silence reigned during which the flanks of the old horse, the steed of apocalyptic misery, smoked upwards in the light of the charitable gas-lamp.
Between the lamps of the charitable gateway the slow cortege reappeared, lighted up for a moment, the short, thick man limping busily, with the horse's head held aloft in his fist, the lank animal walking in stiff and forlorn dignity, the dark, low box on wheels rolling behind comically with an air of waddling.
Charitable societies would have received me and helped me, if I had stated my case to them.
Apparently, I am not the only person to whom he has acted kindly and been charitable, for he is known to the whole world for his goodness of heart.
To carry through their lessons to their Christian friends, the poor savages were as charitable as they had been pious, and generously shared with them the spoils of their hunting, giving them food enough to last for several days.
The Empress Marya, concerned for the welfare of the charitable and educational institutions under her patronage, had given directions that they should all be removed to Kazan, and the things belonging to these institutions had already been packed up.
Yet we knew that saloons were not charitable institutions.
Hence, doubtless, it will be concluded by many that he lived like an honest man, owed no one a shilling, took nothing but what was his own, kept a good house, entertained his neighbours with a hearty welcome at his table, and was charitable to the poor, i.