“Even more in Spain than elsewhere it seemed to be the tradition to stuff sick people with heavy…”

“Even more in Spain than elsewhere it seemed to be the tradition to stuff sick people with heavy…”

“Even more in Spain than elsewhere it seemed to be the tradition to stuff sick people with heavy food. At Lérida, the meals were terrific. Breakfast, at about six in the morning, consisted of soup, an omelette, stew, bread, white wine, and coffee, and lunch was even larger—this at a time when most of the civil population was seriously underfed.”

George Orwell, Homage to Catalonia
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