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Quotations; Cheese

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'A poet's hope to be,
like some valley cheese,
local, but prized elsewhere'
W.H. Auden (1907-1973). X11 1958-1971, Shorts 11

'As a tired horse, a railing wife;
Worse than a smoky house. I had rather live
With cheese and garlic in a windmill, far,
Than feed on cates and have him talk to me
In any summer-house in Christendom'
William Shakespeare (1564-1616). Henry 1V, part 1

'As I was crawling
through the holes in
a swiss cheese
the other
day it occurred to
me to wonder
what a swiss cheese
would think of it
a swiss cheese
could think after
cogitating for some
time I said to myself
if a swiss cheese
could think
it would think that
a swiss cheese
was the most important
thing in the world
just as everything that
can think at all
does think about itself'
Don Marquis (1878-1937)

'Botticelli isn't a wine, you Juggins! Botticelli's a cheese
Punch. Vol.cvi, p.270, 1894

'But I, when I undress me
Each night, upon my kneese,
Will ask the Lord to bless me,
With apple pie and cheese'
Eugene Field (1850-1895) Apple Pie and Cheese

'Cheese is not made in the field, nor in the byre, nor even in the cow, it is made in the dairy'.
Joseph Harding (1805-76)

'Hellish dark, and smells of cheese!'
R. S. Surtees (1803-1864) Handley Cross Ch. 50

'How can anyone govern a nation that has two hundred and forty-six different kinds of cheese? Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970)

'I'll fill hup the chinks wi' cheese'
R. S. Surtees (1803-1864)

'In baiting a mouse-trap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse'
'Saki' (H.H. Munro) 1870-1916. The Square Egg (1924) The Infernal Parliament

'Many's the long night I've dreamed of cheese - toasted, mostly'. (Ben Gunn)
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894. Treasure Island (1883, Ch. 15)

'On ne peut rassembler les francais que sous le coup de la peur. On ne peut pas rassembler

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