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 Thurber 'The Shrike and the Chipmunks', in the NewYorker,18
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