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    If you wish to grow thinner, diminish your dinner,
    And take to light claret instead of pale ale;
    Look down with an utter contempt upon butter,
    And never touch bread till its toasted--or stale.

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I am glad that my Adonis hath a sweete tooth in his head.

I am glad that my Adonis hath a sweete tooth in his head.

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A dinner lubricates business.

A dinner lubricates business.

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Marry, he must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.

Marry, he must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil.

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Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye
shall eat, or what ye shall read more

Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye
shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye
shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body more
than raiment?

by Bible Found in: Eating Quotes,
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When I demanded of my friend what viands he preferred,
He quoth, "A large cold bottle, and a small read more

When I demanded of my friend what viands he preferred,
He quoth, "A large cold bottle, and a small hot bird!"

by Eugene Field Found in: Eating Quotes,
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And in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to
mourning, and to baldness, read more

And in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to
mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth:
And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep,
eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to
morrow we shall die.

by Bible Found in: Eating Quotes,
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Things sweet to taste prove in digestion sour.

Things sweet to taste prove in digestion sour.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Eating Quotes,
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A loaf of bread, the Walrus said,
Is what we chiefly need:
Pepper and vinegar besides
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A loaf of bread, the Walrus said,
Is what we chiefly need:
Pepper and vinegar besides
Are very good indeed--
Now if you're ready, Oysters, dear,
We can begin to feed!

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Some men are born to feast, and not to fight;
Whose sluggish minds, e'en in fair honor's field,
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Some men are born to feast, and not to fight;
Whose sluggish minds, e'en in fair honor's field,
Still on their dinner turn--
Let such pot-boiling varlets stay at home,
And wield a flesh-hook rather than a sword.

by Joanna Baillie Found in: Eating Quotes,
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