Alms [noun]

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A beggar asking alms under the character of a poor scholar, a gentleman put the question, Quomodo vales?

But when thou dost alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doth.

To such a one he would say, 'Wilt thou cease to beg alms of Me in such a shameless manner?

The surplus was distributed in alms amongst the poor, a duty strenuously prescribed by their moral code.

In point of fact, prayers are spoken of as if they were equivalent to sacrifice, alms-giving, or any other supposed virtue.

The Jews were encouraged to indulge in a plurality of wives; but they were nowhere directed or recommended to live on alms.

His brother-in-law led him one morning a great distance along the high road in order that he might solicit alms.

The Jewish religion prescribed circumcision, the observance of the Sabbath, the giving of alms, the feast of the Passover.

But in those days Florence was full of splendour and life; it had no fear of the Orders, and even loved them, giving alms.

In one hand, it carried an alms dish, and in the other, a dagger.