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- ‘It affects those who are the beneficiaries of the charity's functions, beneficence and bounty.’
- ‘The recent scandalous examples of malfeasance and untruthfulness of too many big business leaders and some of our foremost politicians have reduced the public trust in the beneficence of anybody.’
- ‘Victims live in fear while repeat violators enjoy the benefits of parole under the beneficence of liberal magistrates.’
- ‘They are carriers of important values that represent a common good, and that must be sustained by charitable beneficence.’
- ‘The economic and social power of Church beneficence exposed the poverty of public provision for the poor.’
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