Grape Quotes

“Beulah, peel me a grape.”
Mae West in 'I'm No Angel' (1933)

 

“Always eat grapes downward -- that is eat the best grapes first; in this way there will be none better left on the bunch, and each grape will seem good down to the last. If you eat the other way, you will not have a good grape in the lot.”
Samuel Butler (1835-1902)

 

“The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes....”
William Shakespeare (1564-1616) 'Coriolanus'

 

"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. 'Much obliged', said he, pushing the plate aside; 'I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills.'"
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, (1755-1826)
'The Physiology of Taste'.

 

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)
'The Devil's Dictionary' (1911)

 

“The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust.”
Anacharsis, Scythian philosopher (6th century B.C.)

 

 

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