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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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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 13

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Mrs. Lucia Isabella (Gilbert) Runkle, George Henry Warner - 1902
...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...by -and -by I shall have the manhood to withhold. What I must do is all that concerns me, not what the people think. This rule, equally arduous in actual...
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So this Then is the Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902 - 46 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 Belief Societies; — though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a...
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Essays: First and Second Series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903 - 613 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.1 Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception than the rule. There is the man...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Essays. 1st series

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1903
...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 Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception than the rule. There is the man...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: The conduct of life

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1859
...315, note I. In " Self- Reliance " Mr. Emerson confesses, "with shame," to the same fault: "Though I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked...which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold." Page 315, note 2. Exactly opposite Mr. Emerson's house, and but fifty paces from his study, was the...
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The Works of Matthew Arnold, Volume 4

Matthew Arnold - 1903
...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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A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1903 - 415 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 sots ; and the thousand- fold Relief Societies ; — though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the...
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The Conduct of Life

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904 - 434 pages
...Page 3I5, note I. In " Self-Reliance " Mr. Emerson confesses, "with shame," to the same fault: "Though I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked...which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold." Page3I5, note 2. Exactly opposite Mr. Emerson's house, and but fifty paces from his study, was the...
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The Essay on Self-reliance

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 51 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-andby I shall have the manhood to withhold. Virtues are in the popular estimate rather the exception...
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William Ross of Cowcaddens: A Memoir

John Murdoch Ebenezer Ross - 1905 - 328 pages
...perhaps when it should not have been, sometimes when he had feelings afterwards akin to Emerson's : " Though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar, which by-and-by I shall have the manhood to withhold ! " Certainly he had the manhood to withhold the dollar...
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