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The significance of his response was therefore purely subjective, but all the more generous for that.
What's the meaning of this sentence?
Setting aside the fact that Anna the Second’s purview was solely confined to the building of which she was the duly appointed caretaker, Dyk Sr. had nothing in particular to hide from the regime. The significance of his response was therefore purely subjective, but all the more generous for that; it’s good to rouse one’s heroism from time to time, even if only hypothetically.
His response was all the more generous for being subjective. It was more generous because it was subjective.
I hope that helps.
What's the meaning of 'generous'? Lavish, I guess?
A person who is generous is willing to give to others. You can be generous with your time, with your money, with your praise.
His response was not motivated by personal gain, which made it valuable in the context.