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|Compare Cicero (106–43 B.C.): “cibi condimentum essefamem [hunger is the |
spice of food].” Variant of this proverb: hunger is the best pickle. hungry bellies
have no ears See A HUNGRY STOMACH HAS NO EARS. a hungry man is an
|When we use such expressions as "I'm coming apart at the seams," or "a hungry |
stomach has no ears," we don't mean to suggest that a person is literally a ripped
fabric or that a stomach has ears. We are using a figure of speech, or more ...
|2. The hunchback does not see his own hump but he sees his companion's. Fr.,|
Sp. Hunger. 1. A good repast ought to begin with hunger. Fr. — 2. A hungry ass
eats any straw. Ital. 3. A hungry stomach has no ears. Fr., Ital., Ger., Sf., Por.,
|(Roman) Why does man hunger so much after forbidden fruit? (Roman) Will |
hunger be satisfied with the first spoonful? (Korean) Hungry A hungry bear
dances badly. (German) A hungry belly has no ears. (Japanese) A hungry belly
listens to ...
|The hunchback does not see his own hump but he sees his companion's. Fr.,Sp. |
Hunger. 1. A good repast ought to begin with hunger. Fr. 2. A hungry ass eats any
straw. Ital. 3. A hungry stomach has no ears. Fr., Ital., Ger., Sp., For., Dutch. 4.
|Haur) appetite, esuriencr, ...y, P*/. clnni, (Cunaetlnot) famine; befligcr ... keenness |
of hunger, (not RJrltt) rabid hunger; nogeubci~ ... Ithtt geigen hunger pierceth
stonewalls; SBorte ftilltn ben ~ iiidjt a hungry stomach has no ears; a hungry man,
|CYRANO (appearing from the tent, very calm, with a pen stuck behind his ear |
and a book in his hand): Whatiswrong? (SilenceTo the first cadet): Why ...
CYRANO: No, no,'tis false; a hungry stomach has no ears. No, no, that's a lie; a
|He who has never hoped can never despair. Hope is a waking dream. When |
living ... Whoever lives by hope will die by hunger. To live in hope is to dance
without ... HUNGER: Hunger is the best sauce. A hungry stomach has no ears.
When a ...
|A hungry man sees far. Rec. dist.: Ont. 1st cit.: 1678Ray, English Proverbs. 20c. |
coll.: Stevenson 1200: 14. 4. A hungry nigger makes a clean dish. Rec. dist.: Miss
., N.Y., S.C. 5. A hungry stomach has no ears. Var.: Hungry bellies have no ears.
|In Rabelais, the praise was ironic, for while the belly may be the source of all art, |
it turns into a tyrant when it claims to be the ... as Pantagruel points out, “L'
estomach affamé n'a poinct d'aureilles” (“the hungry stomach has no ears,” Quart