Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Hunger is the best seasoning for meat, and thirst for drink.
Yonge’s Cicero.—De Finibus, Book II. Div. 28. Page 165.

His thirst he slakes at some pure neighbouring brook,
Nor seeks for sauce where appetite stands cook.
Churchill.—Gotham, Book III. Line 133.