Quote: "Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead." James Thurber.
Figure of Speech: polysyndeton (polly SIN deh ton), the conjunction connector.
The polysyndeton (Greek for "many connections") throws a conjunction between successive phrases or clauses -- healthy and wealthy and dead.
It's a favorite figure among little kids: "And then Sarah threw the truck and Billy, and he threw it back, and she jumped on him, and then we had story time."
Snappy Answer: "I'd like to be his poor relative. A million inherited is a million earned."