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Sample sentences for the GRE study word beneficent

beneficent can be used as a adj

1.I could see his beneficent purpose, by the side glances which he threw from time to time at Harker. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
2.Leonard, though one of the ornaments of the gay world, has a kind heart, a beneficent spirit and a liberal hand.. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
3.'Ah, certainly--I see now you are the favoured possessor of the beneficent fairy,' I remarked, turning to my neighbour. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
4.Flora was the goddess of flowers, and was regarded as a beneficent power, who watched over and protected the early blossoms. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
5."Jane you think me, I daresay, an irreligious dog but my heart swells with gratitude to the beneficent God of this earth just now. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
6.she was always assisted by invisible, beneficent beings, sent to her by Eros, who still loved her, and continued to watch over her welfare. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
7.The function of Hygeia was to maintain the health of the community, which great blessing was supposed to be brought by her as a direct and beneficent gift from the gods. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
8.Thus among the early Greeks, each tribe came to regard the rivers and springs of its individual state as beneficent powers, which brought blessing and prosperity to the country. - from Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by E.M. Berens
9.I consult them when doubtful, and if I ever do any good, it is due to their beneficent counsels. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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