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More likely P's meals account for the long trip home.

Marcia

Carrol Cox wrote:

>>Marcia Karp wrote:
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>>How do you know before the facts of AT's breakfasting what the import
>>might be?
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>I could be surprised, I admit, and Pope has some fine lines (sneered at
>by Arnold if I recall correctly) in one of his satires giving the source
>of some of his food, but I remain skeptical of the import of AT's
>breakfast menu. As I remarked in an earlier post Alan Seager speculated
>(probably with tongue in cheek) as to how Eliot's love of cheese might
>relate to a costive output. Still . . . .
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>Carrol
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>P.S. Perhaps Tennyson's Ulysses left home because of discontent with the
>breakfasts Penelope provided.
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