|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||George Gordon Noel Byron, Lord Byron (17881824)|
|QUOTATION:||All human history attests|
That happiness for man,the hungry sinner!
Since Eve ate apples, much depends on dinner. 1
|ATTRIBUTION:||Don Juan. Canto xiii. Stanza 99.|
For a man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.Piozzi: Anecdotes of Samuel Johnson, p. 149. [back]