Riches and glory,
everyone loves riches and glory.
But if you can’t get them the right way
They’re not worth winning.
Poverty and obscurity,
everyone hates poverty and obscurity.
But if you can’t get rid of them the right way
They’re not worth losing.
The piece has been recorded by Sequitur with Kristin Norderval singing; the disk is called To Have and To Hold and you can buy it here.
Here is a wonderful live recording, sung by Karol Bennett in Houston in 2000.
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