"In faith, he is a worthy gentleman, exceedingly well read, and profited in strange concealments, valiant as a lion and as wondrous affable and as bountiful as mines of India"
William Shakespeare, Henry IV Part 1, 1597
"A very valiant trencher-man"
William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing; Act I, Scene I
Je veux que la mort frappe Au milieu d'un grand repas Qu'on m'enterre sous la nappe Entre quatre large plats, Et que sur ma tombe on metteC ette courte inscription: "Ci-git le premier poete Mort d'une indigestion"
I pray that death may strike me In the middle of a large meal I wish to be buried under the tablecloth Between four large dishes And I desire that this short inscription Should be engraved on my tombstone: "Here lies the first poet Ever to die of indigestion"
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