LITTLENESS NO CAUSE OF LEANNESS.
by Robert Herrick
ONE feeds on lard, and yet is lean,
And I but feasting with a bean
Grow fat and smooth. The reason is :
Jove prospers my meat more than his.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 216.