Definition of Too-generous
1. Adjective. Very generous. "Called for unstinting aid to Britain"
Similar to: Generous
Derivative terms: Lavishness, Lavishness, Munificence
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Literary usage of Too-generous
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1. The History of Scotland During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James VI by William Robertson, T. Cadell, Arthur Matthew Connolly, En Dieu est tout (1781)
"... to Francis I. whom the Emperor was preparing to attack with all his forces, he was too generous to abandon allies, ..."
2. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1769)
"... were allowed to depart unhurt, the nobles being too generous to kill men who threw ... too generous ..."
3. The Truth about an Author by Arnold Bennett (1903)
"Critics usually display a tendency towards a too generous kindness, particularly Scottish reviewers ..."
4. The History of Scotland, During the Reigns of Queen Mary and of King James by William Robertson (1811)
"... he was too generous to abandon allies who had served him with fidelity, and he chose rather to purchase Henry's friendship with disadvantage to himself, ..."
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