Then a lawyer said, "But what of our Laws, master?" And he answered: You delight in laying down laws, Yet you delight more in breaking them.
Then one of the judges of the city stood forth and said, "Speak to us of Crime and Punishment." And he answered saying: It is when your spirit goes
And a merchant said, "Speak to us of Buying and Selling." And he answered and said: To you the earth yields her fruit, and you shall not want if you
And the weaver said, "Speak to us of Clothes." And he answered: Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful. And
Then a mason came forth and said, "Speak to us of Houses." And he answered and said: Build of your imaginings a bower in the wilderness ere you
Then a woman said, "Speak to us of Joy and Sorrow." And he answered: Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your
Then a ploughman said, "Speak to us of Work." And he answered, saying: You work that you may keep pace with the earth and the soul of the earth.
Then an old man, a keeper of an inn, said, "Speak to us of Eating and Drinking." And he said: Would that you could live on the fragrance of the
Then said a rich man, "Speak to us of Giving." And he answered: You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of