Eve, now I see thou art exact of taste

from John Milton – Paradise Lost, Book 8 on Rap Genius


This isn’t really a compliment; having a refined palate is actually a form of gluttony, since it signals just as unhealthy and immoral a preoccupation with food as overeating

Some scholars argue that Milton, obsessed with his abstemious eating habits, believed that the original sin was gluttony

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