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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 ounce... "
Life's phases, an attempt to present some of the experiences of a human ... - Page 54
by James Stark - 1890
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Not a Day Without a Line: Original and Selected Lines, in Prose and Poetry ...

Mrs. G. H. Taylor - 1877 - 144 pages
...in. At the devil's mart all things are sold, Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold. For a cup and bells our lives we pay, Bubbles we earn with our whole souls tasting. 'Tis only God that is given away, 'Tis only heaven may be had for the asking. Lowell....
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The Offices of the Holy Spirit

Dougan Clark - 1878 - 340 pages
...attained what they desired, and some because, after they have attained it, they are still unsatisfied. "Bubbles we earn with our whole soul's tasking; 'Tis...away, 'Tis only Heaven may be had for the asking." " One thing is needful." "God seeth not as man seeth." Many a life which the world calls a success,...
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American Poems: Longfellow: Whittier: Bryant: Holmes: Lowell: Emerson

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1879 - 474 pages
...Recollections of Early Childhood. 25 At the Devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold For a cap and bells our lives we pay, Bubbles we buy with a whole soul's tasking 'T is heaven alone that is given away, 30 'Tis only God may be had...
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American Poems: Longfellow: Whittier: Bryant: Holmes: Lowell: Emerson

Horace Elisha Scudder - 1879 - 596 pages
...from Kecollectiom of Early Childkood. 25 At the Devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold For a cap and bells our lives we pay, Bubbles we buy with a whole soul's tasking "T is heaven alone that is given away, 30 'Tis only God may be had...
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Unity Pulpit, Volume 7

1885 - 650 pages
...bargain for the graves we lie in; At the devil's booth are all things sold, Each ounce of dross c sts its ounce of gold; For a cap and bells our lives we pay, Bubbles we buy with a whole soul's tasking : 'Tis heaven alone that is given away, "Tis only God may be had for...
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The Offices of the Holy Spirit

Dougan Clark - 1879 - 260 pages
...attained what they desired, and some because, after they have attained it, they are still unsatisfied. " Bubbles we earn with our whole soul's tasking ; 'Tis only God that is given away "Pis only Heaven may be had for the asking." "ONE THING IS NEEDFUL." " God seeth not as man seeth."...
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Unity Pulpit, Volume 2

1880 - 592 pages
...again with another purpose, says : " At the devil's booth are all things sold. Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold. For a cap and bells, our lives we pay. HuBblcs we buy with a whole soul's tasking. 'Tis heaven alone that is given away: 'Tis only God may...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1880 - 694 pages
...bargain for the graves we lie in ; At the devil's booth are all things sold, 35 Each ounce of dross costs its ounce of gold; For a cap and bells our lives we pay: Bubbles we buy with a whole soul's tasking; 'Tis heaven alone that is given away, 'Tis only God may be had for...
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The poetical works of James Russell Lowell, with a critical preface by W.M ...

James Russell Lowell - 1880 - 662 pages
...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 ; For a cap and bells our lives we pay, Bubbles we buy with a whole soul's tasking : 'Tis heaven alone that is given away, 'Tis only God may be had for...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1124 pages
...We bargain for the graves we lie in ; At the Devil's booth nre all things sold, Each ounce of dross hill, When you are warm-asleep, mother, and all tlic w i>ay, Bubbles we earn with a whole soul's tasking : 'T is heaven alone that is given away, 'T is only...
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