Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, September 27, 2011

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by Simón de Swaan

A hungry stomach cannot hear.–Jean de La Fontaine, 1679

Jean de La Fontaine was the most famous French fabulist and one of the most widely read French poets of the 17th century. He is known above all for his fables, which provided a model for subsequent fabulists across Europe and numerous alternative versions in France and in French regional languages.









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