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    Thou say'st his meat was sauced with thy upbradings;
    Unquiet meals make ill digestions;
    Thereof the raging fire of fever bred.

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They say fingers were made before forks, and hands before knives.

They say fingers were made before forks, and hands before knives.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Eating Quotes,
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I almost die for food, and let me have it!

I almost die for food, and let me have it!

by William Shakespeare Found in: Eating Quotes,
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Better halfe a loafe than no bread.

Better halfe a loafe than no bread.

by William Camden Found in: Eating Quotes,
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The belly (i.e. necessity) is the teacher of art and the liberal
bestower of wit.
[Lat., Magister artis read more

The belly (i.e. necessity) is the teacher of art and the liberal
bestower of wit.
[Lat., Magister artis ingenique largitor Venter.]

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For, behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, doth take away from
Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and read more

For, behold, the Lord, the Lord of hosts, doth take away from
Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay
of bread, and the whole stay of water.

by Bible Found in: Eating Quotes,
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Whether woodcock or partridge, what does it signify, if the taste
is the same? But the partridge is dearer, read more

Whether woodcock or partridge, what does it signify, if the taste
is the same? But the partridge is dearer, and therefore thought
preferable.

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Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine,
Yet let's be merry; we'll have tea and toast;
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Though we eat little flesh and drink no wine,
Yet let's be merry; we'll have tea and toast;
Custards for supper, and an endless host
Of syllabubs and jellies and mince-pies,
And other such ladylike luxuries.

by Percy Bysshe Shelley Found in: Eating Quotes,
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I want every peasant to have a chicken in his pot on Sundays.
[Fr., Je veux que le dimanche read more

I want every peasant to have a chicken in his pot on Sundays.
[Fr., Je veux que le dimanche chaque paysan ait sa poule au pot.]

by Matthew (mathew) Henry Found in: Eating Quotes,
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Each man to his stool, with that spur as he would to the lip of
his mistress. Your diet read more

Each man to his stool, with that spur as he would to the lip of
his mistress. Your diet shall be in all places alike; make not a
City feast of it, to let the meat cool ere we can agree upon the
first place; sit, sit. The gods require our thanks.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Eating Quotes,
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