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The Physiology of Taste

By Savarin, Brillat

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Title: The Physiology of Taste  
Author: Savarin, Brillat
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collection: Blackmask Online Collection
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Historic
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Publisher: Blackmask Online

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Excerpt: BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH. The excellent man to whom we are indebted for this book has described himself, with so much charm, nature and truth; the principal events of his life have been recorded in such an agreeable and faithful manner that very few words will suffice to finish the story.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: The Physiology of Taste, 1 -- Brillat Savarin, 1 -- BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH, 2 -- APHORISMS OF THE PROFESSOR, 3 -- DIALOGUE between the author and his friend. (after the usual salutations.), 4 -- BIOGRAPHY, 7 -- Preface, 8 -- PHYSIOLOGY OF TASTE, 11 -- MEDITATION FIRST. THE SENSES, 11 -- MEDITATION II. TASTE, 15 -- MEDITATION III. GASTRONOMY, 22 -- MEDITATION IV. APPETITE, 26 -- MEDITATION V. FOOD IN GERMS, 29 -- MEDITATION VI. FOOD IN GERMS, 33 -- MEDITATION VII. THEORY OF FRYING, 53 -- MEDITATION VIII. ON THIRST, 56 -- MEDITATION IX. ON DRINKS, 59 -- MEDITATION X. AN EPISODE ON THE END OF THE WORLD, 60 -- MEDITATION XI. ON GOURMANDISE, 61 -- MEDITATION XII. GOURMANDS, 65 -- MEDITATION XIII. GASTRONOMICAL TESTS, 72 -- MEDITATION XIV. ON THE PLEASURES OF THE TABLE, 73 -- MEDITATION XV. HALTES DE CHASSE, 79 -- MEDITATION XVI. ON DIGESTION, 80 -- MEDITATION XVII. REPOSE, 84 -- MEDITATION XVIII. SLEEP, 85 -- MEDITATION XIX. DREAMS, 86 -- MEDITATION XX. INFLUENCE OF DIET ON REST, SLEEP AND DREAMS, 91 -- MEDITATION XXI. OBESITY, 93 -- MEDITATION XXII. PRESERVATIVE TREATMENT AND CURE OF OBESITY, 98 -- MEDITATION XXIII. THINNESS, 102 -- MEDITATION XXIV. FASTING, 104 -- MEDITATION XXV. EXHAUSTION, 107 -- MEDITATION XXVI. DEATH, 108 -- MEDITATION XXVII. PHILOSOPHICAL HISTORY OF THE KITCHEN, 109 -- MEDITATION XXVIII. RESTAURATEURS, 115 -- Conclusion, 134 -- The Physiology of Taste -- i

 

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