Crept the raw hides, and with a bellowing soundThis indeed is but a fiction and fancy; but the fare itself is truly monstrous and prodigious,—that a man should have a stomach to creatures while they yet bellow, and that he should be giving directions which of things yet alive and speaking is fittest to make food of, and ordering the several manners of the seasoning and dressing them and serving them up to tables. You ought rather, in my opinion, to have enquired who first began this practice, than who of late times left it off. [p. 4]
Roared the dead limbs; the burning entrails groaned.
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1 Odyss. XII. 895.
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