sacrifice in dicing and wenching, and very soon I should be completely
stripped and pitched out of doors.
That's because you have never met a man who knew how to avoid
the two extremes; moderation is the strong point in my character. I
love saving as much as anybody, and I know how to spend, when it's
needed. But let us go in; I want to make you known to my wife and to
my only son, whom I love most of all after yourself.
Why should I hide the truth from you?