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Over 4,600 Quotes About Food, Beverages, Agriculture and the Pleasures of the Table
“There are two Italies.... The one is the most sublime and lovely contemplation that can be conceived by the imagination of man; the other is the most degraded, disgusting, and odious. What do you think? Young women of rank actually eat -- you will never guess what -- garlick! Our poor friend Lord Byron is quite corrupted by living among these people, and in fact, is going on in a way not worthy of him.”
Percy Bysshe Shelleyin a letter from Naples (22 December 1818)
“Thou hadst better eat salt with the Philosophers of Greece, than sugar with the Courtiers of Italy.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
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