ARJuly 1996; or the stripped down industrial tobacco shed aesthetic embodied in the architecture of the St James Hotel, Bordeaux, rather at odds with the plentiful embonpoints of its gourmandizing
clientele, AR August 1990).
One minute we're at Male World in Times Square; the next, we've zoomed up to 125th Street, where people are looting the stores during the 1977 blackout; and right after that we're in the middle of Mean Streets, with mobsters gathering about a gourmandizing
boss played by Ben Gazzara.
Marilyn Butler points out that the cures in the text proposed to Glenthorn of "spending, gambling, gourmandizing
, prize-fighting .
Not that you need lost Yugoslavia for this: Christmas at home, when you think you have it "licked" in "triumphant management" of gifts, guests, anti gourmandizing
, can turn just as perilous.
Other infelicities of expression lead the authors to refer to "the disgusting gourmandizing
customs of unchecked cannibalism" (which raises the question of which checks on cannibalism might render it not disgusting) and, in the space of three pages to refer to Garcilaso de la Vega as "proud mestizo," "haughty Roman Catholic humanist," and, regrettably, "half-breed humanist historian" (275-277).
These programs were theatrical counterparts to those vast Victorian gourmandizing
banquets of multiple courses, where the Lucullan skills of the chefs were matched by the gargantuan appetites of the diners.
Thanksgiving and Christmas, the two great gourmandizing
holidays, may leave you with more leftover chicken or turkey than your imagination can deal with.
Coopting the Cyclops's gourmandizing
claim that his belly is the greatest god ([LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 335), Odysseus now transfers the label to Dionysus, declaring that he is the greatest god "in respect to life's pleasures" ([LANGUAGE NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 522).
It was in a building on the Brussels Grand-Place (now renamed "Le Cygne" and housing one of the most opulent of the city's innumerable gourmandizing
establishments) that Karl Marx and Friendrich Engels attained the highest stage of 1848 cafe society by composing The Communist Manifesto.
This, of course, isn't criticism; it's gourmandizing