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" Earth gets its price for what Earth gives us ; The beggar is taxed for a corner to die in, The priest hath his fee who comes and shrives us, We bargain for the graves we lie in ; At the Devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce of dross costs its... "
Messiah Pulpit - Page 9
1896
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ..., Volume 24

New Church gen. confer - 1877
...respects " Earth has its price for what Earth gives us." How often is it true in our own experience that " Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold ; For a cap and bells our lives we pay ; Bubbles we earn with a whole soul's tasking." Need it be wondered at, then, if at times there comes the feeling...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pages
...to die in, The priest hath his fee who comes and shrives us, We bargain for the graves we lie in ; At the devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce...we pay. Bubbles we buy with a whole soul's tasking: "IV- heaven alone that is given away, 'Tis only God may be had for the asking. No price is set on the...
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Poems, Volume 2

James Russell Lowell - 1849
...to die in, The priest hath his fee who comes and shrives us, We bargain for the graves we lie in ; At the Devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce...; For a cap and bells our lives we pay, Bubbles we earn with a whole soul's tasking : 'T is heaven alone that is given away, 'T is only God may be had...
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Poems, Volume 2

James Russell Lowell - 1853
...die in, / The priest hath his fee who comes and shrives us, We bargain for the graves we lie in ; I At the Devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold ; if} For a cap and bells our lives we pay, i * Bubbles we earn with a whole soul's tasking : I . 'T...
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The Poetical Works of James R. Lowell: Complete in Two Volumes

James Russell Lowell - 1858
...our lives we pay, Bubbles we buy with a whole soul's tasking: We bargain for the graves we lie in; At the devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold; 'Tis heaven alone that is given away, 'Tis only God may be had for the asking, No price is set on the...
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Papers of an undergraduate, a selection from the MSS. of W. T. Edwards [ed ...

William Edwards (of Camberwell) - 1862
...to die in ; The priest hath his fee who comes and shrives ug ; We bargain for the graves we lie in. At the devil's booth are all things sold ; Each ounce...; For a cap and bells our lives we pay, Bubbles we earn with a whole soul's tasking ; 'Tis heaven alone that is given away ; 'Tis only God may be had...
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The Poetical Works of James R. Lowell

James R. Lowell - 1863
...our lives we pay, Bubbles we buy with a whole soul's tasking : We bargain for the graves we lie in ; At the devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold -, 'Tis heaven alone that is given away, 'Tis only God may be had for the asking, No price is set on...
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The Vision of Sir Launfal

James Russell Lowell - 1866 - 33 pages
...corner to die in, The priest hath his fee who comes and shrives us, We bargain for the graves we lie in; At the Devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce...gold; For a cap and bells our lives we pay, Bubbles we earn with a whole soul's tasking: 'T is heaven alone that is given away, 'T is only God may be had...
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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - 1867 - 546 pages
...to die in, The priest hath his fee who comes and shrives us, We bargain for the graves we lie in ; At the devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce...we pay, Bubbles we buy with a whole soul's tasking : "Pis heaven alone that is given away, 'Tis only God may be had for the asking, No price is set on...
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The Argosy, Volume 3

Mrs. Henry Wood, Charles William Wood - 1867
...corner to die in, The priest hath his fee who comes and shrives us, We bargain for the graves we He in ; At the devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce...; For a cap and bells our lives we pay, Bubbles we earn with a whole soul's tasking ; 'Tis heaven alone that is given away, 'Tis only God may be had for...
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