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Song of the Pelagian Heresy
Wide is the difference,
My own boosing bullies, Here the round punch-bowl
Heaped to the full is. Then if some wise one
Thinks that up " yonder " Is pleasant as we are, Why—he's in a blunder. With hey cow rumble O,
Whack! populorum, Merrily, merrily men, Push round the jorum.
SONG OF THE PELAGIAN HERESY1
By Hilaire Belloc
Pelagius lived in Kardanoel,
And taught his doctrine there : How whether you went to heaven or hell,
It was your own affair ; How whether you rose to eternal joy,
Or sank forever to burn, It had nothing to do with the church, my boy,
But was your own concern.
1 From "The Four Men." 157
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