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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Appetite
 
And gazed around them to the left and right
With the prophetic eye of appetite.
        Byron—Don Juan. Canto V. St. 50.
  1
His thirst he slakes at some pure neighboring brook,
Nor seeks for sauce where Appetite stands cook.
        Churchill—Gotham III. L. 133.
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I find no abhorring in my appetite.
        Donne—Devotion.
  3
L’anima mia gustava di quel cibo,
Che saziando di sè, di sè s’asseta.
  My soul tasted that heavenly food, which gives new appetite while it satiates.
        Dante—Purgatorio. XXXI. 128.
  4
Keen appetite
And quick digestion wait on you and yours.
        Dryden—Cleomenes. Act IV. Sc. 1.
  5
Govern well thy appetite, lest Sin
Surprise thee, and her black attendant Death.
        MiltonParadise Lost. Bk. VII. L. 546.
  6
My appetite comes to me while eating.
        Montaigne—Essays. Of Vanity. Bk. III. Ch. IX. Same saying by Amyot and Jerome.
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  Put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite.
        Proverbs. XXIII. 2.
  8
  “L’appétit vient en mangeant,” disoit Angeston, “mais la soif s’en va en beuvant.”
  “Appetite comes with eating,” says Angeston, “but thirst departs with drinking.”
        Rabelais—Works. Bk. I. Ch. V. (Angeston was Jerome le Hangeste, doctor and scholar, who died 1538.)
  9
  Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life—a firmness of mind and mastery of appetite.
        Seneca—Epistles. XX.
  10
          Epicurean cooks
Sharpen with cloyless sauce his appetite.
        Antony and Cleopatra. Act II. Sc. 1. L. 24.
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          Read o’er this;
And after, this; and then to breakfast, with
What appetite you have.
        Henry VIII. Act III. Sc. 2. L. 201.
  12
Now good digestion wait on appetite,
And health on both!
        Macbeth. Act III. Sc. 4. L. 38.
  13
          Who riseth from a feast
With that keen appetite that he sits down?
        Merchant of Venice. Act II. Sc. 6. L. 8.
  14
  Doth not the appetite alter? A man loves the meat in his youth, that he cannot endure in his age.
        Much Ado About Nothing. Act II. Sc. 3. L. 250.
  15
Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite?
        Richard II. Act I. Sc. 3. L. 296.
  16
          The sweetest honey
Is loathsome in his own deliciousness,
And in the taste confounds the appetite.
        Romeo and Juliet. Act II. Sc. 6. L. 11.
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And through the hall there walked to and fro
  A jolly yeoman, marshall of the same,
Whose name was Appetite; he did bestow
  Both guestes and meate, whenever in they came,
  And knew them how to order without blame.
        Spenser—Faerie Queene. Bk. II. Canto IX. St. 28.
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  Young children and chickens would ever be eating.
        Tusser—Points of Huswifery. Supper Matters. V.
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