Benefactors Sentence Examples
All three prelates were benefactors to Stratford-on-Avon.
He was a warm and constant friend, and gave many proofs of gratitude to his benefactors.
We thus find Prometheus in the position of the fire-bringer, or fire-stealer, and so connected with a very wide cycle of similar mythical benefactors.
Money was raised through benefactors, holding a bazaar and Sunday collections.
The aqueduct is the successor of an older one associated with the names of Zobaida, wife of Harun al-Rashid, and other benefactors.Advertisement
Who is called benefactors as the whether republicans offer.
Other small community hospitals were funded by local benefactors donating the full cost of the building to the town in trust.
The College " endowment " includes both the College's general and corporate capital and various trust funds given by benefactors for specific purposes.
Assistance to the needy was often left to wealthy benefactors.
The stories of mysterious benefactors in secret locations only went to further compound these thoughts.Advertisement
The emperor Hadrian was the most lavish of all the benefactors of Athens.
Her democracy was respected by the Macedonian kings; the rulers of Egypt, Syria, and especially of Pergamum, courted her favour by handsome donations of edifices and works of art, to which the citizens replied by unbecoming flattery, even to the extent of creating new tribes named after their benefactors.
It also relates to your support system, benefactors and guides, both spiritual and human.
Without this, you cannot issue a tax deduction to any of your benefactors.
Two wealthy male benefactors provided Coco with the financial resources to open her first Paris millinery store in 1910.Advertisement
Dean dreamed of white-dressed hookers smiling and calling to a line of seven little miners who looked suspiciously like Snow White's benefactors.
All such monuments hitherto discovered in India were put up in honour of some religious teacher, not in memory of royal persons, generous benefactors, politicans, or soldiers or private persons, however distinguished.
After this catastrophe the benefactors of Athens were for the most part Romans; the influence of Greek literature and art had begun to affect the conquering race.
Hamilton is the seat of Colgate University, which was founded in 1819, under the name of the Hamilton Literary and Theological Institution, as a training school for the Baptist ministry, was chartered as Madison University in 1846, and was renamed in 1890 in honour of the Colgate family, several of whom, especially William (1783-1857), the soap manufacturer, and his sons, James Boorman (1818-1904), and Samuel (1822-1897), were its liberal benefactors.
The brewers and distillers, such as M ` Ewan, Usher and Ure, have been amongst the most generous benefactors of the city.Advertisement
The word had a special sense as the name for those almsmen attached to cathedral and other churches, whose duty it was to pray for the souls of deceased benefactors.
These were the men who, a little later, at the bidding of their "benefactors," dissolved one inconvenient diet after another; for it is a significant fact that during the reigns of the two Augustuses every diet was dissolved in this way by the hirelings of some great lord or, still worse, of some foreign potentate.
Lincoln College was, however, completed by his trustees, and its endowments were afterwards augmented by various benefactors.
Both de Courci and his wife Affreca were benefactors of the church, and founded several abbeys and priories in Ulster.
It was adorned with the portraits of the chief benefactors of the abbey, and with Scriptural subjects.Advertisement
They viewed with displeasure and foreboding the fall of Iturbide's empire and the creation of the republic. They were not treasonable, but talked much, refusing allegiance to the new government; and as they controlled the resources of the colony and the good will of the Indians, they felt their strength against the local authority; besides, they were its constant benefactors.
It is adorned with the effigies of kings and emperors who were once benefactors of Nijmwegen.
His education at Winchester, no doubt in the Great Grammar school or High school in Minster Street, was paid for by some patron unnamed by the biographer, perhaps Sir Ralph Sutton, who is named first by Wykeham among his benefactors to be prayed for by his colleges.
Another influence was far more potent than the conduct of the Greek princes, though some of them were real benefactors of the people.
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Joseph Jones, together with his brother John, became benefactors of the Library classes.
She was ready to sacrifice everything for her benefactors.
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An affectionate son, and ever ready to give of his hard-earned income to more than one ne'er-do-well brother, he maintained that natural relationship had no claim on man, nor was gratitude to parents or benefactors any part of justice or virtue.
After some unspecified secular employment, Wykeham became "under-notary (vice tabellio) to a certain squire, constable of Winchester Castle," probably Robert of Popham, sheriff of Hampshire, appointed constable on the 25th of April 1340, not as commonly asserted Sir John Scures, the lord of Wykeham, who was not a squire but a knight, and had held the office from 1321, though, from Scures being named as second of his benefactors, Wykeham perhaps owed this appointment to his influence.
The same is true of the more modern reformers and benefactors of their race.
When I think of the benefactors of the race, whom we have apotheosized as messengers from heaven, bearers of divine gifts to man, I do not see in my mind any retinue at their heels, any carload of fashionable furniture.
Amongst its benefactors were many Catholic Scots and English peers and gentlemen whose arms are emblazoned on the windows of the spacious refectory hall.
In the next room sat the count and countess respectfully conversing with the prior, who was calling on them as old acquaintances and benefactors of the monastery.