Quotation by Herman Melville

While nature thus very early and very abundantly feeds us, she is very late in tutoring us as to the proper methodization of our diet.
Herman Melville (1819–1891), U.S. author. Pierre (1852), bk. XVIII, The Writings of Herman Melville, vol. 7, eds. Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle (1971).
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