Quotes / Impoverished Patrician

...And that gent today
You gave a cent today
Once had several chateaux!

When folks who still can ride in jitneys
Find out Vanderbilts and Whitney's
Lack baby clothes...
Anything goes!

"No man is blest in every single thing.
"One is of noble birth, but lacking means."
—A surviving fragment of Sthenoboea, quoted in The Frogs

Before, I forgot to show you the house with the most lineage, that of Don Luis. He is the hidalgo. "No Stain",note  no money at all. He's always waiting for a letter that never arrives. His ancestors must have forgot to write him.
The Narrator, Welcome Mr. Marshall!
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