By no means runne in debt: take thine own measure. Who cannot live on twentie pound a yeare, Cannot on fourtie: he’s a man of pleasure, A kinde of thing that’s for itself too deere. The curious unthrift makes his cloth too wide, And spares himself, but would his taylor chide.
"The Church Porch"
The Temple George Herbert, The Works of George Herbert (London: George Routledge & Co., 1854), 7.
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