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Quotations, sayings and aphorisms about food & beverages, eating & drinking and pleasures of the table
“Put not your Knife to your mouth unless it be to eat an Egge.”
Hannah Woolley, 17th-century etiquette expert, 'Guide to ladies, gentlewomen and maids'
“Champagne has the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife.”
Aldous Huxley, British writer (1894-1963)
“There was never a good Knife made of bad Steel.”
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)
‘Poor Richard's Almanac’
“I always eat my peas with honey;
I've done it all my life.
They do taste kind of funny but
It keeps them on my knife.”
“When thou sittest to eat with a ruler, consider diligently what is before thee:
“And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.”
Bible, Proverbs (c 23, v. 1-2)
“They say fingers were made before forks, and hands before knives.”
‘Polite and Ingenious Conversations’ (1738)
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