Such reckoning, of course, only holds good of thrifty, homely France.
The industrious and thrifty would be at the mercy of the lazy and wicked.
A caterer's thrifty concession to the universal passion for irresponsibility.
She declared she was thrifty, but neither a miser, nor a kidnaper, nor a witch.
How neat she was, how thrifty, how comfortable, and how comforting!