Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, COUNTRY SAYING, by JOHN CLARKE (17TH CENTURY)

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COUNTRY SAYING, by            
First Line: He that would thrive / must rise at five
Last Line: May lie till eleven.
Variant Title(s): Proverbial Advice On The Conduct Of Business
Subject(s): Mnemonics

HE that would thrive
Must rise at five;
He that hath thriven
May lie till seven;
He that will never thrive
May lie till eleven.

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