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" I will go to prison, if need be; but your miscellaneous popular charities; the education at college of fools; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand; alms to sots, and the thousandfold relief societies; — though I confess... "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities ; the education at college of fools ; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand; alms to sots;...and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar, which by-and-by I shall have the manhood to withhold. 8. Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

1841
...miscellaneous popular charities ; the education at college of fools ; the building of meetinghouses to the vain end to which many now stand ; alms to...which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold. There is the rnnu and his virtues. Men do what is called a good action, n some piece of courage or...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 11

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1841
...miscellaneous popular charities j the education at college of fools ; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand ; alms to...dollar, it is a wicked dollar which by and by I shall Lave the manhood to withhold.' " — p. 52. VOL. XI. — NO. XXII. PP In every way, with incredible...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities ; the education at college of fools ; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand ; alms to...succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar which by-and-by I shall have the manhood to withhold. Virtues are in the popular estimate rather the exception...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities ; the education at college of fools ; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand ; alms to...Societies; — though I confess with shame I sometimes suecumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold....
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 4

1842
...miscellaneous popular charities ; the education at college of fools ; the building of meeting houses, to the vain end to which many now stand; alms to sots,...which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold." — page 52. Compare pages 135-6. We cannot help regretting that social benevolence should be brought...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities ; the education at college of fools ; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand; alms to sots...dollar which by and by I shall have the manhood to withold. Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception than the rule. There is the man...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities; the education at college of fools; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand; alms to sots...succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar which by-and-by I shall have the manhood to withhold. Virtues are in the popular estimate rather the exception...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities; the education at college of fools; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand ; alms to sots ; and the thousandfold Relief Societies—though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar...
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Twelve Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1849 - 261 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities; the education at college of fools; the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many now stand; alms to sots;...succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar which by-and-by I shall have the manhood to withhold. Virtues are in the popular estimate rather the exception...
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