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generous,

adj in Chinese medicine, pertaining to warm, giving behavior. When imbalanced, these traits can transform into heated, aggressive behaviors. This may be a normal aspect of a person's character, or it may indicate an illness or imbalance.
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That is generous of you, and quite in contrast to--er--to the conduct of our leader.
Bildad laid down his book, and turning solemnly towards him said, Captain Peleg, thou hast a generous heart; but thou must consider the duty thou owest to the other owners of this ship-- widows and orphans, many of them --and that if we too abundantly reward the labors of this young man, we may be taking the bread from those widows and those orphans.
The crowd filed up the aisles: the aged and needy postmaster, who had seen better days; the mayor and his wife -- for they had a mayor there, among other unnecessaries; the justice of the peace; the widow Douglass, fair, smart, and forty, a generous, good-hearted soul and well-to-do, her hill mansion the only palace in the town, and the most hospitable and much the most lavish in the matter of festivities that St.
In any matter with which your sister is concerned, you may want an old friend's advice, and an old friend's protection against your own generous impulses.
He is a very kindly, generous man, and anyone who has ever written stories will know that it is much more difficult to make kindly, generous characters interesting than unkindly and mean ones.
My lord," he said, "you behold in me a poor man who only lives by the help of persons as rich and as generous as you.
My family had its origin in a village in the mountains of Leon, and nature had been kinder and more generous to it than fortune; though in the general poverty of those communities my father passed for being even a rich man; and he would have been so in reality had he been as clever in preserving his property as he was in spending it.
Bonacieux, having left his house at seven o'clock in the evening to go to the Louvre, never appeared again in the Rue des Fossoyeurs; the opinion of those who seemed to be best informed was that he was fed and lodged in some royal castle, at the expense of his generous Eminence.
Albert's lips scarcely whispered "Good-by," but his look was more explicit; it expressed a whole poem of restrained anger, proud disdain, and generous indignation.
He was as generous, she doubted not, as the most generous of his sex; but while he was mortal, there must be a triumph.
Charles thought it was a burst of generous friendship, and admired the self-denial with which she urged her aunt to relinquish the idea.
He is all things to all oceans; he is like a poet seated upon a throne - magnificent, simple, barbarous, pensive, generous, impulsive, changeable, unfathomable - but when you understand him, always the same.