Long Cross Farm is reputedly haunted by a very benevolent spirit.
The benevolent gentleman left a further sum of $5000 to be divided among the poor.
It turns out, however, their motives are not so benevolent.
She was at first a benevolent spirit, the counterpart of Hulda in North German myth.
Gods may behave toward us in ways that we perceive as cruel for entirely benevolent motives.
Among the benevolent acts attributed to renowned Buddhist priests posterity specially remembers their efforts to encourage the building of roads and bridges.
Their benevolent disposition often made them enter the cottages of the poor.
The charitable and benevolent institutions are numerous, and there are also a library and several learned associations.
But his health was failing and he withdrew from politics, spending his last years as a benevolent and autocratic country magnate.
The Royal South Hampshire Infirmary is the principal of numerous benevolent and charitable institutions.
In art, Oceanus was represented as an old man of noble presence and benevolent expression, with the horns of an ox and sometimes crab's claws on his head.
Their fraternities or societies may be divided into three classes: religious or benevolent, merchant and craft gilds.
Do you believe that there is a benevolent deity in charge of this world?
I for one did not actually expect to find the Tower of London infiltrated by anyone, however benevolent; the notion seemed far-fetched.
It contains three churches, a spacious market-place and various educational and benevolent institutions.
The king is a benevolent autocrat, easily accessible to all his subjects, both able and willing to protect the weak against the highest-placed oppressor.
He was a man of high character and benevolent disposition, a fine flute-player, and a generous master to his slaves, for whose children he invented the rattle.
The various charity and benevolent institutions are closely bound together on a co-operative basis by the agency of the associated charities.
Many educational and benevolent foundations were endowed by him, and it is to Mahommed II.
The Evans family were the sole local employers and appear to have been relatively benevolent for the time.
Such views and sentiments are incompatible with the idealization of a benevolent despotism.
When the most enlightened statesmen of the Republic could seriously believe in the benevolent intentions of Russia the end was not far off.
After his novel it became an acknowledged public holiday and employers even became more benevolent to the people who worked for them.