Origin of beneficence
Examples from the Web for beneficence
We have wept that God may show his beneficence his mercy and that his peace may come upon the people of Pakistan.
Notwithstanding this ignoble beginning, Odin's reign was one of wisdom, power, and beneficence.Fairy Circles|Unknown
But the beneficence of the kindly saint was not confined to the past.St. Nicholas|George H. McKnight
The beneficence of our government and the ease with which its operations rest upon our shoulders.Toasts|William Pittenger
From him the poor may learn to acquire wealth, and the rich to adapt it to the purposes of beneficence.Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin; Written by Himself. [Vol. 1 of 2]|Benjamin Franklin
Why isn't the whole world talking of his valor, his beneficence, his statesmanship?One Day|Anonymous
"quality of being beneficent, kind, charitable," mid-15c., from Latin beneficentia "kindness, generosity," a back-formation from beneficentior (see beneficent).