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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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Discourses in America

Matthew Arnold - 1885 - 207 pages
...education at college of fools, the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many of these now stand, alms to sots, and the 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...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 45

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1909
...waiter when he wrote: "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." However that may be, there is nothing whatever to be said for this proposition of the landlords to...
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Select Writings of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888 - 351 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 - 1888 - 396 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities ; the education at college of fools ; the building of meetinghouses 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 - 1894 - 322 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities ; the education at college of fools ; the building of meetinghouses 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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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 13

Charles Dudley Warner - 1897
...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. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1897 - 348 pages
...education at colas lege of fools, the building of meeting-houses to the vain end to which many of these now stand, alms to sots, and the 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 30 by I shall...
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Emerson, Volume 1

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1899
...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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History, Self-reliance, Nature, Spiritual Laws, The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 180 pages
...miscellaneous popular charities ; trie 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 ;-^lIiough I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and 47 c. - •' give the dollar, it is a wicked...
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Essays. 1901

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1901
...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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