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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... "
Complete Works - Page 54
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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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...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 i Essays, Vol....
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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...dollar, 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 l...
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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 O ' OO the vain end to which many now stand; alms to sots;...the thousandfold relief societies ; though I confess ' O with shame I sometimes succumb, and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar, which by and by I shall...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...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 withhold.2 Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception than the rule. There is the man...
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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...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, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 538 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 thousand-fold Relief Societie~9~$ — though I confess with shame I sometimes succurflb and give the dollar, it is a wicked...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 2

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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 Eelief Societies ; — though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a...
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Essays, First Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 290 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 thousand-fold Eelief Societies ; — though T confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 50

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1884
...relief societies — though I confess with shame that I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, yet it is a wicked dollar, which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold." "Our Sunday-schools and churches and pauper societies are yokes to the neck. We pain ourselves to please...
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Discourses in America, Issue 1

Matthew Arnold - 1885 - 207 pages
...thousand-fold relief societies,—though I confess with shame that I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, yet it is a wicked dollar, which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold.' ' Our Sunday schools and churches and pauper societies are yokes to the neck. We pain ourselves to...
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