Money

A character named “Mr. Pump” appears in a novel by A.A. Milne called “Two People.” At one point in the novel, Mr. Pump, an important London publisher, is described as follows,

…Mr. Pump was not a hypocrite. He was a religious man whose religion was too sacred a thing to be carried into his business. The top-hat which he hung up in his office was not the top-hat which he prayed into before placing it, thus hallowed, between his feet as he sat in Church on Sunday. He had two top-hats. On Monday morning he put God reverently away for the week and took out mammon. On Sunday morning he came back to God. No man can serve two masters…

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