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Quotation by Desiderius Erasmus
They take unbelievable pleasure in the hideous blast of the hunting horn and baying of the hounds. Dogs' dung smells sweet as cinnamon to them.
Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466–1536), Dutch humanist. Praise of Folly, ch. 38 (1509).
Referring to hunters.
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