Quotation by William Stevenson

I love no roast but a nut-brown toast, and a crab laid in the fire;
A little bread shall do me stead! much bread I do not desire;
William Stevenson (1530?–1575), British scholar, and John Still (1530?–1575), British scholar. Gammer Gurton's Needle: Drinking Song (attributed to Stevenson and to Still) (l. 13–14). . .

Norton Anthology of English Literature, The, Vols. I–II. M. H. Abrams, general ed. (5th ed., 1986) W. W. Norton & Company.
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