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usage note for benefactress
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Example sentences from the Web for benefactress
I think of one whom the poor of a great city know as their benefactress and friend.The Real Memorial Day: Oliver Wendell Holmes's Salute To A Momentous American Anniversary|Malcolm Jones|May 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As soon as they arrive, Inkle goes and sells his benefactress in the slave market.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Anna in trembling accents thanked her kind benefactress, and hastened to present it to her father as Mrs. Meridith's gift.The Adopted Daughter|Elizabeth Sandham
Now I do not wonder at your father's agitation at meeting one who reminded him of his lost friend and benefactress.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
She rapidly acquired sufficient influence to supplant her benefactress.
I rejoiced for my benefactress, I rejoiced for the tender and affectionate Edith.Ernest Linwood|Caroline Lee Hentz