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Question 1: ________'s 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
Noah WebsterWebster's DictionaryConnecticutNew Haven, Connecticut

Question 2: ________, in his book The Abolition of Man, refers to the chest of man as the seat of magnanimity, or sentiment, with this magnanimity working as the liaison between visceral and cerebral man.
Mere ChristianityThe Great DivorceC. S. LewisThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Question 3: ________, in The Faerie Queen, had each knight allegorically represent a virtue; Prince Arthur represented "magnificience," which is generally taken as a synonym of "magnanimity".
Alfred, Lord TennysonPoetryEdmund SpenserGeorge Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

Question 4: ________ is famously quoted as saying "In War: Resolution.
Harold MacmillanMargaret ThatcherJoseph StalinWinston Churchill

Question 5: Both terms were coined by ________, who called magnanimity "the crowning virtue."
Bertrand RussellEmpiricismAristotlePlato

Question 6: ________ states that "magnanimity consists in enduring tactlessness with mildness".

Question 7: For example, magnanimity has been codified between societies by the ________.
Geneva ConventionsHuman rightsUniversal jurisdictionInternational humanitarian law

Question 8: In his Nicomachean Ethics, ________ considered it the suitable virtue for a great man, arising from his other virtues.
AristotlePlatoEmpiricismBertrand Russell


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