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Diogenes of Sinope | Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae Book III.113f-114b

Did not your progenitor Diogenes once greedily eat up a whole cake at dinner, and in reply to a question say that he was eating some very good bread? And you yourselves, 'greedy dish-lickers of white tunny steaks' — to quote Eubulus once more — never yield place to others, but keep up your din, and refuse to be quiet until somebody tosses you a bit of bread or bone as he would to a pack of dogs.

Source: The Deipnosophistae of Athenaeus published in Vol. II of the Loeb Classical Library edition, 1928

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