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People creep into childhood, bound into youth, sober in adulthood, and soften into old age.Henry Giles
See also misër
- (pejorative) A person who hoards money rather than spending it; one who is cheap or extremely parsimonious.
- Ebenezer Scrooge was a stereotypical miser, he spent nothing he could save; neither giving to charity nor enjoying his wealth.
skinflint or scrooge
miser, f. misera, n. miserum
- miserator, misertor
- misericordia, misericors
- (English) miserable, misery etc.
- H. H. Mallinckrodt, Latijn Nederlands woordenboek (Aula n° 24), Utrecht-Antwerpen, Spectrum, 1959 [Latin - Dutch dictionary in Dutch]
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