Quotation by Elizabeth Bowen

Almost everyone admits to hunger during the Opera.... Hunger is so exalting that during a last act you practically levitate.
Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973), British novelist, story writer, essayist, and memoirist; born in Ireland. As quoted in Elizabeth Bowen, ch. 7, by Victoria Glendinning (1979).

Said in 1947.
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