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Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the street ...
So this tangle of impossible resolutions and irresolutions:
The desire to have fun, to make noise, and so to
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All religions have honored the beggar. For he proves that in a matter at the same time as prosaic and holy, banal and regenerative ...
To drive men from independence to live on alms, is itself great cruelty.
A stag of warrant, a stag, a stag,
A runnable stag, a kingly crop,
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Then again, do not tell me, as a good man did to-day, of my obligation to put all poor men in good situations. Are they my poor? I ...
Character is always known. Thefts never enrich; alms never impoverish; murder will speak out of stone walls.
Sometimes there's nothing but Sundays for weeks on end. Why can't they move Sunday to the middle of the week so you could put it i ...
No, give me my in-tray,
My loaf-haired secretary,
My shall-I-keep-the-call-in-Sir....
To be the subject of alms-giving is trying, and to feel in duty bound to appear cheerfully grateful under the trial, must be still ...
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