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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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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 20

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 pages
...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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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 20

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 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 thousandfold 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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Southwark Cathedral: The History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of ...

William Thompson - 1906 - 365 pages
...dollar, the dime, the cent I give to such men as do not belong to me and to whom I do not belong, — though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and...which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold." One would like to believe these words were not meant to be taken seriously, but that he was only indulging...
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How to Speak in Public

Grenville Kleiser - 1906 - 533 pages
...thousandfold relief societies — tho 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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Centenary Edition [of the Writings of Theodore Parker], Volume 8

Theodore Parker - 1907
...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." Thus a certain twofoldness appears in his writings...
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The Works of Theodore Parker: The American scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907
...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." Thus a certain twofoldness appears in his writings...
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The American Scholar

Theodore Parker - 1907 - 534 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,...succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar which by-and-by I shall have the manhood to withhold." Thus a certain twofoldness appears in his writings...
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Select Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1907 - 245 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...Relief Societies; — though I confess with shame 1 15 sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar, which by and by I shall have the...
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Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1908 - 303 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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Nineteenth Century English Prose: Critical Essays

Thomas Herbert Dickinson, Frederick William Roe - 1908 - 495 pages
...education 10 at college of fools, the building of meetinghouses to the vain end to which many of these now stand, alms to sots, and the thousandfold 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 15 I shall...
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