To the self-consecrated guardians of the Constitution this was as corrupt as offers of largesses to plebeians at Rome.
largesses to a fabulous amount were divided among the people.
You are fed by the largesses of the Emperor, you have your two loaves a day and your pork, and you need not and so do not work.
What ells of ribbon would there be for him in these largesses!
The sailors, rejoicing in the largesses of the admiral, were heard murmuring their slow and artless songs.
As such they had no other resource but to depend on the largesses or the commissions of the most lordly of the patricians.
In vain had largesses been lavished upon the people, and propitiatory sacrifices offered to the gods.
These two thousand persons owned the world; the rest were dependent and powerless, and would have perished but for largesses.
The visits were always made opportunities for the distribution of largesses, and scarcely one of the guests ever went empty away.
It is thy own largesses, that have brought thee into this condition, which alarms thy friends.