And the next was when I scolded because she broke a bowl; And she said I was mean and stingy, and hadn't any soul.
It is an old notion that it is easier to be generous than to be stingy.
I realized that I must have seemed like a mean, stingy old scamp.
Why, blast their miserable, stingy—What do they take me for?
My wife left me because she said I was stingy, and she took ...