Calcutta nr. 424
If you are wise be not a slave to avarice
Be not wounded & confused in the bonds of hope
Be sharp as fire, & like running water
Do not be dispersed by every wind like dust
An thou be wise, the slave of greed and lost be not;
Prone at the foot of vain desire, like dust, be not:
Be quick as fire and eke as running water free;
Scattered abroad, like chaff, to every gust, be not.
If thou art wise be not the slave of Greed,
Nor fallen its prey, a vain Ambition heed;
Nor be as earth's dust driven by every wind,
But keen as fire, as running water freed.