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hungryabbey Aug 30, 2011 10:04 AM

Can anyone tell me which text Brillat Savarin wrote "tell me what you eat and Ill tell you what you are"
I need to reference it in a paper im working on.

Any help would be wonderful!!

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  1. inaplasticcup RE: hungryabbey Aug 30, 2011 10:13 AM

    Apparently from Physiologie du Gout, ou Meditations de Gastronomie Transcendante, 1826 according to this link:

    http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/yo...

    Good luck with that paper!

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      BobB RE: inaplasticcup Aug 30, 2011 01:18 PM

      Bartlett's confirms that, though it gives the publication date as 1825. And the author's full name is (was) Anthelme Brillat-Savarin. Hyphenated last name, not first name Brillat.

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      hungryabbey RE: hungryabbey Aug 30, 2011 04:32 PM

      Perfect, thank you kindly!

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