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Buy me a cup of coffee
Or have you read only that work of his which contains the comparison of pease-porridge with lentil soup? For I see that the quantity of lentil-soup prepared at your dinner is great, and as I gaze upon it I should advise you, in the words of the Socratic Antisthenes, to 'deliver yourselves from life,' if you must feed on such stuff.“
Source: The Deipnosophistae of Athenaeus published in Vol. II of the Loeb Classical Library edition, 1928.