See also Poultry Quotes
“And what did your uncle have for dinner the night he saw these 'ghosts'?..... Perhaps a morsel of underdone fowl?”
Dr. Watson, 'The Adventure of the Christmas Ghosts' by Bill Crider (1996)
“I never fancied broiling fowls; - though once broiled, judiciously buttered, and judgmatically salted and peppered, there is no one who will speak more respectfully, not to say reverentially, of a broiled fowl than I will.”
Ishmael in 'Moby Dick' by Herman Mellville (1851)
"I am a strong partisan of second causes, and I believe firmly that the entire gallinaceous order (fowl) has been merely created to furnish our larders and our banquets."
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)
‘The Physiology of Taste’
“We were not satisfied with the qualities which nature gave to poultry; art stepped in and, under the pretext of improving fowls, has made martyrs of them.”
“Leopold Bloom ate with relish the inner organs of beasts and fowls. He liked thick giblet soup, nutty gizzards, a stuffed roast heart, liver slices fried with breadcrumbs, fried hencod's roe. Most of all he liked grilled mutton kidneys which gave to his palate a fine tang of scented urine.”
James Joyce (1882-1941)
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