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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
The Cook Well Done
By Martial (c. 40–c. 104 A.D.)
 
WHY call me a bloodthirsty, gluttonous sinner
For pounding my chef when my peace he subverts?
If I can’t thrash my cook when he gets a poor dinner,
Pray how shall the scamp ever get his deserts?
 
 
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