sometimes have wings if we keep them for ourselves, and the poor are at our gates expressly that we may help them.
After all, I pity them less than the thousands of unfortunates to whom so much riches
well-distributed would have been profitable, whilst for them they will be for ever barren.
for they may be fixed as in other arts; for the instruments of no art whatsoever are infinite, either in their number or their magnitude; but riches
are a number of instruments in domestic and civil economy; it is therefore evident that the acquisition of certain things according to nature is a part both of domestic and civil economy, and for what reason.
Then we passed within the great doors, and it seemed that the riches
of the world were before us
But when we watch the ants round their ruined heap, the tenacity, energy, and immense number of the delving insects prove that despite the destruction of the heap, something indestructible, which though intangible is the real strength of the colony, still exists; and similarly, though in Moscow in the month of October there was no government no churches, shrines, riches
, or houses- it was still the Moscow it had been in August.
You are both rich, my friends," said Ozma, gently; "and your riches
are the only riches
worth having -- the riches
Therefore, if at great things thou wouldst arrive, Get riches
first, get wealth, and treasure heap-- Not difficult, if thou hearken to me.
So he prays Death to let him stay, offers him gold and riches
if he will but put off the matter until another day.
Such men rule orderly in their cities of fair women: great riches
and wealth follow them: their sons exult with ever-fresh delight, and their daughters in flower-laden bands play and skip merrily over the soft flowers of the field.
They made no claim to his wealth; and the riches
for which he had toiled all his days, and burdened his soul with so many evil deeds, were swept at last into the coffers of the state, and no man was the better or the happier for them.
Yet he acknowledges that riches
have the advantage of placing men above the temptation to dishonesty or falsehood.
True wisdom then, notwithstanding all which Mr Hogarth's poor poet may have writ against riches
, and in spite of all which any rich well-fed divine may have preached against pleasure, consists not in the contempt of either of these.