There lived a wife at Usher's Well, And a wealthy wife was she; She had three stout and stalwart sons, And sent them o'er the sea. Ballads
'The Wife of Usher's Well', opening lines.
Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthyand wealthyand dead. James Grover ThurberSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
'The Shrike and the Chipmunks', in the NewYorker,18 Feb.
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