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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Liberality
 
            He that’s liberal
To all alike, may do a good by chance,
But never out of judgment.
        Beaumont and Fletcher—The Spanish Curate. Act I. Sc. 1.
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Then gently scan your brother man,
  Still gentler sister woman;
Tho’ they may gang a kennin’ wrang,
  To step aside is human.
        BurnsAddress to the Unco Guid.
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  It is better to believe that a man does possess good qualities than to assert that he does not.
        Chinese Moral Maxims. Compiled by John Francis Davis, F. R. S. China, 1823.
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The liberal soul shall be made fat.
        Proverbs. XI. 25.
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          Shall I say to Cæsar
What you require of him? for he partly begs
To be desir’d to give. It much would please him,
That of his fortunes you should make a staff
To lean upon.
        Antony and Cleopatra. Act III. Sc. 13. L. 67.
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