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W. Garrett Horder, comp. The Poets’ Bible: New Testament. 1895.

Simon Magus

Richard Crashaw (C.) (c. 1613–1649)

‘He offered them money.’—ACTS VIII. 18.

MONEY! what would’st thou, impious? Look and see,

’Tis Peter, not Iscariot, speaks to thee.

Would’st thou buy God! Nay, Roman change thy tone,

And try to sell that demon of thine own.