Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, September 7, 2011

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by Simon de Swaan

It is a hard matter, my fellow citizens, to argue with the belly, since it has no ears.–Cato the Elder

Cato the Elder was a Roman statesman, referred to as “The Elder” to distinguish him from his great great grandson, Cato the Younger. Although a highly distinguished statesman, he deserves more notice as an author of the first history of Rome, written in Latin.


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