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benevolence

(in the Middle Ages) a forced loan or contribution exacted by English kings from their nobility and subjects
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SIDON, Lebanon: UNRWA may be able to start the coming school year sooner than it had previously expected, thanks most of all to Saudi largess, Palestinian sources told The Daily Star.
99) tells of a rich planet lacking the basics for life: colonists moved from Earth against their will and live underground, mining the largess but not enjoying its richness.
Morn is dead also, but Uncle Ebenezer is still about, dispensing largess.
What is unexpected is that Telefilm Canada is the main beneficiary of the minister's largess and all the press speculation that a new funding source would be created -- some sort of Telefilm/NFB/CBC coalition of resources -- proved unfounded.
I think that we've seen a problem with using other peoples' money in that it affords people in the listings area a certain amount of largess," Lerner said.
The Largess Restaurant is a high-class restaurant in Karachi.
Largess would tug the reins to get the massive horses to pull to the side to allow cars by.
And considering the campaign largess bestowed on them from the state's most powerful public employees union, it's a place they no doubt would like to keep.
In a separate act of largess, Henry Ford's only granddaughter, Josephine, 81, left $50 million to Detroit's College for Creative Studies when she died in June.
Along with this largess also comes a young, beautiful new wife.
Recipients of Walton's largess include voucher front groups such as the American Education Reform Council, Floridians for School Choice, the Mackinac Center and the Milton and Rose D.
Klymkiw says Lewis, Olson and the other grads only got this unique opportunity because of the largess of corporate/industry supporters.