Sumner's last years were further saddened by the misconstruction put upon one of his most magnanimous acts.
His heart was kind and his affections were strong; he was magnanimous and disinterested, simple and honest.
A magnificent, magnanimous man; holding the reins of the world, not quite in the imaginary sense; scourging anarchy down, and urging noble effort up, really on a grand scale.
He is an invalid and an old man who must be forgiven; but he is good and magnanimous and will love her who makes his son happy.
That he learnt anything, and that he grew up an amiable and magnanimous man, were solely due to his natural worth, for no one ever owed less to education or to family example.
For Moscow society Pierre was the nicest, kindest, most intellectual, merriest, and most magnanimous of cranks, a heedless, genial nobleman of the old Russian type.
Prince Andrew interrupted him and cried sharply: Yes, ask her hand again, be magnanimous, and so on?...
Amongst the brilliant group of mathematicians whose magnanimous rivalry contributed to accomplish the task of generalization and deduction reserved for the 18th century, Lagrange occupies an eminent place.
Even those who do not sympathize with the cause which Athanasius steadfastly defended cannot but admire his magnanimous and heroic character.
Who can be more just, more magnanimous than he?
The fortifications of the town were restored by the landgrave Philip the Magnanimous and his son William IV.
I must be magnanimous and truly great.
The relentless vindictiveness of the two brothers caused them to constantly fight.