Yet in thy thriving still misdoubt some evil; Lest gaining gain on thee, and make thee dimme To all things els. Wealth is the conjurers devil; Whom when he thinks he hath, the devil hath him. Gold thou mayst safely touch; but if it stick Unto thy hands, it woundeth to the quick.
"The Church Porch"
The Temple George Herbert, The Works of George Herbert (London: George Routledge & Co., 1854), 6–7.
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