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“It was impossible, he said, to express his contempt for the English idea of a breakfast, in the presence of ladies. You know how a cat expresses herself in the presence of a dog - and you will understand the allusion.”
Wilkie Collins, 'I Say No' (1884)
"What? Sunday morning in an English family and no sausages? God bless my soul, what's the world coming to, eh?"
Dorothy Sayers, British writer (1893-1957)
“What a breakfast! Pot of hare; ditto of trout; pot of prepared shrimps: tin of sardines; beautiful beefsteak; eggs, mutton, large loaf and butter, not forgetting capital tea. There's a breakfast for you!”
George Borrow, English writer (1803-1881)
‘Wild Wales’ (1862)
“To eat well in England you should have breakfast three times a day.”
W. Somerset Maugham (1874-1965)
“My wife and I tried to breakfast together, but we had to stop or our marriage would have been wrecked.”
“The English think their food, if at all edible, is suitable for the English alone. But actually they have successfully imposed their food on other cultures and nothing marks English hegemony more clearly than breakfast. In Scotland, Wales, and even Ireland, you can find English breakfast with the national name - Irish breakfast or Welsh breakfast. But in truth, ham and bacon and eggs in the morning is English.”
Mark Kurlansky, 'Choice Cuts' (2002)
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