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Kenneth Fincham has shown that as Oxford became more intertwined with the court, benefactions from the Crown were exchanged for institutional loyalty (179).
The institution he helped found carried his name but only until 1971--a typically melancholy destiny for benefactions not sufficiently endowed or contractually iron-clad.
If any public funding is available for a Moslem mosque, may we also be included in future benefactions, because favouritism of one sort or another can occur no matter what the original good intent.
The financial successes of his lifetime were perpetuated in a series of endowments and benefactions, which served the needs of London's old and poor.
Helt claims, an important motive for female testators' detailed instructions concerning the bequest of specified movables, especially to other women, and their disproportionately large share in charitable benefactions.
The same is true of her account of women's tendency to direct their pious bequests more to individual persons than men did, consistent with her overall emphasis on women's more extensive and varied social networks, and of her reconstruction of women's widespread membership in and benefactions to minor confraternities (the scuole piccole).
They acquired large land holdings, cultivated their own networks of patrons and clients, competed for local offices, and made themselves conspicuous with their civic benefactions (euergetism).
The same cannot be said of Diaz's erstwhile comrades at the CIA, who lavished monetary and material benefactions upon bin Laden and the most anti-American elements of the Afghan Mujahadeen -- thereby creating the nucleus of what would eventually become the al-Qaeda terrorist network.
detailed the benefactions he supplied to the gods and his subjects over the course of his reign.
Gachet's extraordinary collection was left to his son Paul, who gave much of it to the Louvre (though it is now housed in the Musee d'Orsay); one of the great benefactions to the French state, it is not without its disputed items.
Committing the opposite error - misrepresenting Friedman personally as an indolent grump, but at least getting right the extraordinary worldwide benefactions of his public career - would hardly have been less "fair" and would certainly have left the relevant passages of the book looking less knuckleheaded.
His generosity, benefactions, help to numerous institutions and other scholars, were still more remarkable.