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When, however, it was discovered, by a serious cross-examination, that the Thane of Coningsburgh (or Franklin, as the Normans termed him) had no idea what he had been devouring, and that he had taken the contents of the Karum-pie for larks and pigeons, whereas they were in fact beccaficoes and nightingales, his ignorance brought him in for an ample share of the ridicule which would have been more justly bestowed on his gluttony.
I resolved to leave this strange undisciplined dreamer of great things to his drink and gluttony, and to go on into London.
1) By this I do not mean to insinuate a charge of gluttony, or indeed any other serious charge to the prejudice of the metaphysician.
These sins are: Covetousness, Unchastity, Anger, Gluttony, Envy, Sloth, and, chief of all, Pride, the earliest of all, through which Lucifer was moved to his fatal rebellion against God, whence spring all human ills.
Those then who know not wisdom and virtue, and are always busy with gluttony and sensuality, go down and up again as far as the mean; and in this region they move at random throughout life, but they never pass into the true upper world; thither they neither look, nor do they ever find their way, neither are they truly filled with true being, nor do they taste of pure and abiding pleasure.
The thirteenth essay, entitled "Rethinking Gluttony and Its Remedies," was written by Chris Killheffer, a writer and activist who has worked on small organic farms in Ireland and Connecticut.
Hollywood's new show, which explores local baking around the world, is all about gluttony - and he maintains there is nothing sinful about enjoying some wholesome food.
Part is due to China's economic slowdown, since it was China's gluttony for many commodities that helped fuel the boom.
The holidays have a way of packing on the pounds, so what better way to counterbalance our cold-comfort gluttony than sliding across packed powder?
After talking about the season of gluttony (above) I wondered how long it would take to shift all those mince pies from around the tummy.
Will following generations suffer for our gluttony and wastefulness?
BRUM boffins have consoled anyone who over-indulged during Christmas that their festive gluttony can be undone in January.