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Charity

Char´i`ty
n.1.
1.Love; universal benevolence; good will.
Now abideth faith, hope, charity, three; but the greatest of these is charity.
- 1. Cor. xiii. 13.
With malice towards none, with charity for all.
- Lincoln.
2.Liberality in judging of men and their actions; a disposition which inclines men to put the best construction on the words and actions of others.
The highest exercise of charity is charity towards the uncharitable.
- Buckminster.
3.Liberality to the poor and the suffering, to benevolent institutions, or to worthy causes; generosity.
4.Whatever is bestowed gratuitously on the needy or suffering for their relief; alms; any act of kindness.
She did ill then to refuse her a charity.
- L'Estrange.
5.A charitable institution, or a gift to create and support such an institution; as, Lady Margaret's charity.
6.(Law) Eleemosynary appointments [grants or devises] including relief of the poor or friendless, education, religious culture, and public institutions.
Sisters of Charity
(R. C. Ch.) a sisterhood of religious women engaged in works of mercy, esp. in nursing the sick; - a popular designation. There are various orders of the Sisters of Charity.
Noun1.charity - a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals)
2.charity - a kindly and lenient attitude toward people
Synonyms: brotherly love
3.charity - an activity or gift that benefits the public at large
4.charity - pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers
5.charity - an institution set up to provide help to the needy

CHARITY. In its widest sense it denotes all the good affections which men ought to bear towards each other; 1 Epistle to Cor. c. xiii.; in its most restricted and usual sense, it signifies relief to the poor. This species of charity is a mere moral duty, which cannot be enforced by the law. Kames on Eq. 17. But it is not employed in either of these senses in law; its signification is derived chiefly from the statute of 43 Eliz. c. 4. Those purposes are considered charitable which are enumerated in that act, or which by analogy are deemed within its spirit and intendment. 9 Ves. 405; 10 Ves, 541; 2 Vern. 387; Shelf. Mortm. 59. Lord Chancellor Camden describes a charity to be a gift to a general public use, which extends to the rich as well as to the poor. Ambl. 651; Boyle on Charities, 51; 2 Ves. sen. 52; Ambl. 713; 2 Ves. jr. 272; 6 Ves. 404; 3 Rawle, 170; 1 Penna. R. 49 2 Dana, 170; 2 Pet. 584; 3 Pet. 99, 498 9 Cow. 481; 1 Hawks, 96; 12 Mass. 537; 17 S. & R. 88; 7 Verm. 241; 5 Harr. & John. 392; 6 Harr. & John. 1; 9 Pet. 566; 6 Pet. 435; 9 Cranch, 331; 4 Wheat. 1; 9 Wend. 394; 2 N. H. Rep. 21, 510; 9 Cow. 437; 7 John. Cb. R. 292; 3 Leigh. 450; 1 Dev. Eq. Rep. 276; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 3976, et seq.

(language)CHARITY - A functional language based purely on category theory by Cockett, Spencer, and Fukushima, 1990-1991.

A version for Sun-4 is available from Tom Fukushima .

["About Charity", J.R.B. Cockett, U. Calgary, Canada, et al].
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