Quotation by François Rabelais

Panurge was of medium stature, neither too large, nor too small ... and subject by nature to a malady known at the time as "Money-deficiency,"Ma singular hardship; nevertheless, he had sixty-three ways of finding some for his needs, the most honorable and common of which was by a form of larceny practiced furtively.
François Rabelais (1494–1553), French author, evangelist. Alcofrybas Nasier, in Pantagruel, ch. 16, p. 272, Pleiade edition (1995).
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