My experience in getting money for Tuskegee has taught me to have no patience with those people who are always condemning the rich because they are rich, and because they do not give more to objects of charity.
I have usually proceeded on the principle that persons who possess sense enough to earn money have sense enough to know how to give it away, and that the mere making known of the facts regarding Tuskegee, and especially the facts regarding the work of the graduates, has been more effective than outright begging.
Then the butcher gave him a flask of ale, saying, 'There, drink and refresh yourself; your cow will give
you no milk: don't you see she is an old beast, good for nothing but the slaughter-house?
All possible care, however, has been taken to give
no lewd ideas, no immodest turns in the new dressing up of this story; no, not to the worst parts of her expressions.
me back my little child, or let me lie beside him in the bosom of the cruel sea.
Then the mice told her that the witch had a cat, and the cat was very fond of ham; if she would give
the cat her ham, it would show her the way out of the wood, and in the meantime they would spin the yarn for her.
Lookee, friend," cries Jones, "the right owner shall certainly have again all that she lost; and as for any farther gratuity, I really cannot give
it you at present; but let me know your name, and where you live, and it is more than possible you may hereafter have further reason to rejoice at this morning's adventure.
Then Ulysses said, "Sir, I do not want to stay here; a beggar can always do better in town than country, for any one who likes can give
We were, however, under some concern that we were entirely ignorant in what part of the coast to find Baylur, a port where we proposed landing, and so little known, that our pilots, who had made many voyages in this sea, could give
us no account of it.
And if I may give
my opinion, they seemed to be under a blast from Heaven: for if we will not allow a visible curse to pursue visible crimes, how shall we reconcile the events of things with the divine justice?
When I shall have married his daughter I will give
her ten of the best eunuchs that can be found for her service.
you this warning because I wish to pass briefly over the story of my misfortunes, for recalling them to memory only serves to add fresh ones, and the less you question me the sooner shall I make an end of the recital, though I shall not omit to relate anything of importance in order fully to satisfy your curiosity.