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The money value of real and personal property estate in New York city is somewhere between five hundred millions and ana thousand millions of dollars.—Now what is all this in itself?—Though it seems to be the [no handwritten text supplied here] of all men and all women to,—though for its security the laws are made and the police drilled—though [no handwritten text supplied here] —yet in its positive intrinsic [no handwritten text supplied here] it is all nothing of account.—^The whole of It is not of so much account as a pitcher of water, or a dozen a basket of fresh eggs,—I will The only way we attach it to aour feelings is by by attaching it identifying it with ^the human spirit,—through love, through pride, through our craving for beauty and happiness.

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