“You may be able to achieve smartness but never elegance by being thrifty.”
Leone B. Moats, House & Garden (February 1933)
“Elegance is the art of not astonishing.”
“It is not elegant to gnaw Indian corn. The kernels should be scored with a knife, scraped off into the plate, and then eaten with a fork.”
Charles Day (1844)
“Take advantage of the gracious condescension of the elegant calf's kidney.....”
Des Essarts, French actor (1740-1793)
‘Larousse Gastronomique’ (1961)
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