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“And when I have broken the staff of your life, ten women shall bake your bread in one oven."

Leviticus 26:26, ‘The staff of life’, now a cliche for 'bread', was inspired in the sixteenth century by Leviticus
 

 

“Bread deals with living things, with giving life, with growth, with the seed, the grain that nurtures.  Its not coincidence that we say bread is the staff of life.”

Lionel Poilne
 

 

“Bread is the staff of life; in which is contained, inclusive, the quintessence of beef, mutton, veal, venison, partridge, plum-pudding and custard: and to render all complete, there is intermingled a due quantity of water, whose crudities are also corrected by yeast or barm, through which it means it becomes a wholesome fermented liquor, diffused through the mass of bread.”

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745)
 

 

“I am going to learn to make bread to-morrow. So you may imagine me with my sleeves rolled up, mixing flour, milk, saleratus, etc., with a deal of grace. I advise you if you don't know how to make the staff of life to learn with dispatch.”

Emily Dickinson, American poet 1830-1886
 

 

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