NO WANT WHERE THERE'S LITTLE.
by Robert Herrick
TO bread and water none is poor ;
And having these, what need of more ?
Though much from out the cess be spent,
Nature with little is content.
Cess, the parish assessment for church purposes.
Herrick, Robert. Works of Robert Herrick. vol I.
Alfred Pollard, ed.
London, Lawrence & Bullen, 1891. 38.