I Never Lost as Much as Twice

PL

I never lost as much but twice,
And that was in the sod;
Twice have I stood a beggar
Before the door of God!

Angels, twice descending,
Reimbursed my store.
Burglar, banker, father,
I am poor once more!

First print Time and Eternity XL, 40
Johnson 49 | Franklin 39

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