Quotation by Shirley Brooks

More luck to honest poverty,
It claims respect, and a' that;
But honest wealth's a better thing,
We dare be rich for a' that.
Shirley Brooks (1816–1874). More Luck to Honest Poverty (l. 1–4). . .

New Oxford Book of English Light Verse, The. Kingsley Amis, ed. (1978) Oxford University Press.
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