Upton Sinclair, ed. (18781968).
The Cry for Justice: An Anthology of the Literature of Social Protest. 1915.
|Concerning Wealth. V.|
(From the Antigone of Sophocles)
(Greek tragic poet, c.496 B.C.406 B.C.)
|NO such ill device|
|Ever appeared, as money to mankind:|
|This is it that sacks cities, this routs out|
|Men from their homes, and trains and turns astray|
|The minds of honest mortals, setting them|| 5|
|Upon base actions; this revealed to men|
|Habits of all misdoing, and cognizance|
|Of every work of wickedness.|