Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, December 1, 2011

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by Simon de Swaan

At meat cleanse not thy teeth nor pick
With knife or straw or wand or stick.

The Book of Courtesy, c 1450

Published in 1868 under the title The Babee’s Book along with the second volume Queen Elizabeth’s Academy, published a year later, give the best example of medieval life and manners in England.


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