Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, September 9, 2011

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by Simón de Swaan

At a dinner party one should eat wisely but not too well, and talk well but not too wisely.–W. Somerset Maugham, 1896

W. Somerset Maugham was an English playwright, novelist and short story writer, who also had a medical degree and qualified as a surgeon. He did not practice medicine, but instead made us of his medical background in his writing, as in his 1897 novel Liza of Lambeth, which was a tale of working class adultery.


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