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" ... At length so many subjects of taste, so many provocatives of luxury, so many varieties of dainties were invented by these Apicians, that it was thought requisite to restrain the luxury of the kitchen. Hence all those ancient sumptuary laws. Lucius... "
The Vanity of Arts and Sciences - Page 308
by Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim - 1676 - 368 pages
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Apician morsels; or, Tales of the table, kitchen and larder

Dick Humelbergius Secundus (pseud.) - Gastronomy - 1829 - 348 pages
...Antius Restio.* Also, Lucius Flaccus and his colleagues put Durenius out of the Senate, because, being a tribune of the people, he went about to abrogate a law made against the excessive prodigality of * By these laws it was commanded, that, in the ordinary banquets,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 165

Early English newspapers - 1838
...kitchen. Hence all those ancient sumptuary laws. Lucius Flaccus, and his colleague censors, put Duron Ħus out of the Senate, for that, as a tribune of the people, he went about to abrogate a law made against the excessive prodigality of feasts. In defence whereof, how impudently Duroiiius ascended...
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