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Word: philanthropist

Definition: lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy


Sentences Containing 'philanthropist'

The philanthropist too often surrounds mankind with the remembrance of his own castoff griefs as an atmosphere, and calls it sympathy.
He who gives himself entirely to his fellow men appears to them useless and selfish; but he who gives himself partially to them is pronounced a benefactor and philanthropist.
Among the people present were the late Dr. J. G. Holland, the late Mr. Seymour of the`New York Times,'Mr. Page, the philanthropist and temperance advocate, and, I think, Senator Frye, of Maine.
``My dear count,''cried Morcerf,``you are at fault you, one of the most formidable logicians I know and you must see it clearly proved that instead of being an egotist, you are a philanthropist.
exclaimed the young man, quite astounded,``I hope no false report''``As for myself, I first heard you spoken of by my friend Wilmore, the philanthropist.
The unusual salary, the curious conditions, the light duties, all pointed to something abnormal, though whether a fad or a plot, or whether the man were a philanthropist or a villain, it was quite beyond my powers to determine.
He who gives himself entirely to his fellow men appears to them useless and selfish; but he who gives himself partially to them in pronounced a benefactor and philanthropist.

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