A big man is always accused of gluttony, whereas a wizened or osseous man can eat like a refugee at every meal, and no one ever notices his greed.
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Source Notes: "Avoirdupois a Cross," The Table Talk of Samuel Marchbanks (1949). The speaker describes eating lunch with a "man of generous proportions" who is "tormented unmercifully" about his weight by his fellow diners. Marchbanks comments that the man in fact eats "consideringly, without haste or greed."
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