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If Rome could pardon sins as Romans hold

DMI number:
17009
First Line:
If Rome could pardon sins as Romans hold
Last Line:
We'll search no scriptures but the mines for gold
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Ancient history[Rome], Money / wealth[Gold mines], and Religion[Indulgences]
Related People
Author:
Francis Quarles
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Quarles, Fancies (1633): 156.