Usage examples for benignity

  1. Mr Carrados received this outburst with the utmost benignity – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  2. When we learn that a Lyons silk weaver, working as hard as he could for over seventeen hours a day, could not earn money enough to procure the most bare and urgent necessaries of subsistence, we may know with what benignity of brow eternal justice must have presented herself in the garret of that hapless wretch. – Burke by John Morley
  3. He gave Mrs Smith a chair with a benignity to which she had no personal claim. – The Doctor's Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant