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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Liberality  \Lib`er*al"i*ty\  (-[a^]l"[i^]*t[y^]),  n.;  pl 
  {Liberalities}  (-t[i^]z).  [L.  liberalitas:  cf  F. 
  lib['e]ralit['e].] 
  1.  The  quality  or  state  of  being  liberal;  liberal  disposition 
  or  practice;  freedom  from  narrowness  or  prejudice; 
  generosity;  candor;  charity. 
 
  That  liberality  is  but  cast  away  Which  makes  us 
  borrow  what  we  can  not  pay  --Denham. 
 
  2.  A  gift;  a  gratuity;  --  sometimes  in  the  plural;  as  a 
  prudent  man  is  not  impoverished  by  his  liberalities. 




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