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“Animal crackers, and cocoa to drink --- That is the finest of suppers, I think --- When I'm grown up and can have what I please, --- I think I shall always insist upon these.”
Christopher Morley (1890-1957-)
(Prolific American writer who was a founder and editor of Saturday Review, 1924-1941)
“Cocoa? Cocoa! Damn miserable puny stuff957); fit for kittens and unwashed boys. Did Shakespeare drink cocoa?”
“Fruit of all the kinds that the country produced were laid before him; he ate very little, but from time to time a liquor prepared from cocoa, and of an aphrodisiac nature, as we were told, was presented to him in golden cups.....I observed a number of jars, above fifty, brought in, filled with foaming chocolate. of which he took some.....”
Bernal Diaz del Castillo, member of Cortez's force, describing a meal of emperor Montezuma (1519)
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