(1) The consequences of last month's election, all of them beneficent , continue to unfold.(2) From the 1970s, beneficent citizens who resented the way in which a few outdoor advertising corporations were allowed to control public spaces began to answer back.(3) Ethiopia is expecting a beneficent harvest, so that's a relief, or an absence of relief.(4) When read as a literary whole, Genesis 1-2 posits a world that is divinely beneficent and bountiful, in no need of human genius to improve or control it.(5) We now come on to the great Reform Bill of 1832, the first of those beneficent reforms which have made British liberty what it is and marked us off from the less fortunate nations.(6) The focus of the literature is upon the beneficent impact of democracy on the relations between liberal states.(7) But I don't think she's ever understood that the public wants her typecast as a beneficent , starched woman with at least two children in tow.(8) And if God is not beneficent and all-powerful - well, what then of God's traditional identity, his essence?(9) His worship of Great Mother Nature as a beneficent spirit would have led him to Greenpeace, if not Earthfirst, and he would certainly have believed Lovelock's Gaia theory.(10) England's successful wars against the French, its growing overseas empire, its social stability and its mercantile hegemony were all interpreted as the blessings of a beneficent providence on a Protestant people.(11) For the journalistic mainstream, privatization - whether in Western India or Northern California - was beneficent .(12) And it fundamentally it is the government telling you how to behave and if you behave in a certain way, then the government will be beneficent enough to hand you back some money.(13) It is as though the beneficent god in which Spinoza did not believe had granted him a glimpse of the future which he is conveying to us.(14) The president has battered this beneficent bureaucracy.(15) Sure they have characters who occasionally attempt to do the right thing, occasionally indulge whims to be decent or beneficent .(16) It's five years to the next election, so they either will have forgotten how beneficent New Labour were or will have dropped dead.