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" I have, on the contrary, led a happier existence with plain living and ordinary fare than all the followers of Apicius, with their elaborate dainties. So-called convivia, which are but vulgar bouts, sinning against sobriety and good manners, have always... "
Petrarch, the First Modern Scholar and Man of Letters: A Selection from His ... - Page 61
by Francesco Petrarca - 1898 - 436 pages
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A Source Book of MediŠval History: Documents Illustrative of European Life ...

Frederic Austin Ogg - Europe - 1907 - 504 pages
...happier existence with plain living and ordinary plain and sen- fare than all the followers of Apicius,3 with their ^ elaborate dainties. So-called convivia,...displeases me more than display, for not only is it bad 1 Eyeglasses were but beginning to come into use in Petrarch's day. 2 Petrarch's father and Dante were...
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A Source Book of MediŠval History: Documents Illustrative of European Life ...

Frederic Austin Ogg - Europe - 1907 - 504 pages
...with plain living and ordinary plain and sen- fare than all the followers of Apicius,3 with their ving elaborate dainties. So-called convivia, which are...displeases me more than display, for not only is it bad 1 Eyeglasses were but beginning to come into use in Petrarch's day. 2 Petrarch's father and Dante were...
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