Memoirs of a stomach

Memoirs of a stomach

by Sydney Whiting
     
 

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A humorous work written by "the minister of the interior" from the point of view of someone's stomach.See more details below

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A humorous work written by "the minister of the interior" from the point of view of someone's stomach.

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ISBN-13:
2940020902039
Publisher:
[London] Chapman and Hall
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NOOK Book
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"The stomach...is a very hospitable gentleman, who is unfashionable enough to live in a sunk storey, as his ancestors have always done before him since the memory of man. The palate is the footman, whose duty it is to receive all strangers at the top of the stairs, and to announce their rank and quality before they are suffered to descend to the apartments of his master. The latter is occasionally rather irritable and choleric, and, in such humours, scruples not to kick out his guests, when their company is disagreeable, who rush past the astonished footman a the landing-place and make their exit with far less ceremony than precipitation."

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