My problem lies in reconciling my gross habits with my net income.
Indeed, I thought, slipping the silver into my purse, it is remarkable, remembering the bitterness of those days, what a change of temper a fixed income will bring about.
First secure an independent income, then practice virtue.
There is nothing more demoralizing than a small but adequate income.
These days an income is something you can't live without--or within.