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Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

Prov. Going to bed early and waking up early is good for success. Grandmother: I don't think it's good for you to be staying out so late, dear. Early to bed and early to riseGrandson: Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Yeah, Grandma, I know. Host: Don't leave so soon! The party's just beginning. Guest: It's past my bedtime, I'm afraid. Host: Early to bed, early to rise, huh?
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early to bed, early to rise (makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise)

Prudent habits pay off, as in With final exams coming, you'd best remember, early to bed and early to rise. This ancient rhyming proverb, so familiar that it is often abbreviated as in the example, was long ascribed to Benjamin Franklin, who quoted it in this form in Poor Richard's Almanack. However, slightly different versions existed in English in the mid-1400s and in Latin even earlier.
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Boose's "The Taming of the Shrew, Good Husbandry, and Enclosure," an essay that gives a dose reading to the Christopher Sly episode at the opening of The Taming of the Shrew, relating it to Petruchio's intention "to wive it wealthily in Padua, / If wealthily then happily in Padua.
realm of the rich and famous, where surfer dude Petruchio (played with cowabunga zest by Geoffrey Lower) has come to wive it wealthily.
Here was a man on a mission: he came to wive it wealthily, and if wealthily, why then happily.
This sort of people have a certain preeminence and more estimation than laborers, and the common sort of artificers, and these commonly live wealthily, keep good houses, and travail to get riches" (117).
Indeed even the odd verb form in Petruchio's infamous declaration that he has come to "wive it wealthily in Padua" suggests process rather than stasis (1.
Much credit for this goes to the inspired pairing of Robertson Dean's robust Petruchio, who has ``come to wife it wealthily in Padua,'' with Deborah Strang's deliciously misanthropic Kate.