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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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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 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 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 Harvard Classics, Volume 5

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...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. Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception...
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Essays and English Traits

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1909 - 493 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 Relief Societies;—though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar,...
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Select Essays and Addresses: Including The American Scholar

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1912 - 275 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 5 Relief Societies ; — though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and give the dollar, it is...
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THE AMERICAN SCHOLAR SELF-RELIANCE COMPENSATION

RALPH WALDO EMERSON - 1911
...miscellaneous is popular charities ; the education at college of fools ; the building of meetinghouses to the vain end to which many now stand ; alms to...wicked dollar which by and by I shall have the manhood 20 to withhold. Virtues are, in the popular estimate, rather the exception than the rule. There is...
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Do They Really Respect Us? and Other Essays

Margaret Collier Graham - 1911 - 273 pages
...compromise with our lower instead of our better selves. That is the charity of which Emerson wrote, "Though I confess with shame I sometimes succumb and...which by and by I shall have the manhood to withhold." Another class of beggars are those that beg for influence they could never acquire or for work they...
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College Life

Maurice Garland Fulton - 1914 - 524 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 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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Emerson's Essays on Manners, Self-reliance, Compensation, Nature, Friendship

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1915 - 140 pages
...miscellaneous popular 25 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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Nietzsche the Thinker: A Study

William Mackintire Salter - 1917 - 539 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 Relief Societies."7 In one of Stendhal's novels a Jew has a bad conscience when he falls in love and takes...
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Types of the Essay

Benjamin Alexander Heydrick - 1921 - 373 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,...Relief Societies; — though I confess with shame I sometime succumb and give the dollar, it is a wicked dollar, which by and by I shall have the manhood...
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