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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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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...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, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 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...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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Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1850
...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." — Essays, p. 43. * Thus a certain twofoldness appears...
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Essays

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1850 - 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...shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is I wicked dollar which by and by I shall have the manhood to witbold. Virtues are, in the popular estimate,...
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The Massachusetts Quarterly Review, Volume 3

1849
...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;...confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the NO. X. 30 dollar, it is a wicked dollar which by-and-by I shall have the manhood to withhold." —...
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Essays [1st ser., ed.] with preface by T. Carlyle

Ralph Waldo [essays] Emerson - 1853
...miscellaneous popular charities; the education at college of fools ; the building of meetinghouses to the vain end to which many now stand ; alms to...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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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - 1864
...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 hy-and-by I shall have the manhood to withhold." — Essays, p. 43. Thus a certain twofoldness appears...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Critical writings

Theodore Parker - 1865
...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 Belief Societies ; — though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a...
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The Prose Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1870
...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...are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception thau the rule. There is the man and his virtues. Men do what is called a good action, as some piece...
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Half Truths and the Truth: Lectures on the Origin and Development of ...

Jacob Merrill Manning - 1872 - 398 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;...which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold." 2 As if these words were not enough, he again says, in one *of his later works, "Leave this hypocritical...
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