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" Then again, do not tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent I give to such men as do not belong... "
THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION - Page 54
by RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor .' I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist,...to whom by all spiritual affinity I am bought and told ; for them I will go to prison, if need be ; but your miscellaneous popular charities ; the education...
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist,...give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom so severe on the "angry bigot" ? From what motives do people give to beggars ? Would all beggars "belong"...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 303 pages
...tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor ? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist,...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...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 11

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1841
...tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor ? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist,...will go to prison if need be ; but your miscellaneous popular charities j the education at college of fools ; the building of meeting-houses to the vain...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1841 - 371 pages
...situations. Are they my poor? I tell thee, thou v \ foolish philanthropist, that I grudge the dollar, V d the dime, the cent I give to such men as do not belong...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...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

1841
...tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor ? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist,...to whom by all spiritual affinity I am bought and •old ; for them I will go to prison, if need be ; but your miscellaneous popular charities ; the...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 4

1842
...tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor ? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist,...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...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 333 pages
...tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor ? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist,...that I grudge the dollar, the dime, the cent, I give to-such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong. There is a class of persons to whom...
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Essays, orations and lectures

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 385 pages
...tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor ? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist,...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...
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Essays, Lectures and Orations

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1848 - 364 pages
...tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor ? I tell thee, thou foolish philanthropist,...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...
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