Note 025
From Chapter 46 of the Decline & Fall

Even in the field, the chagan delighted in the use of these aromatics. He solicited, as a gift, Ancient Greekand received Ancient Greek
Theophylact, l. vii. c. 13. The Europeans of the ruder ages consumed more spices in their meat and drink than is compatible with the delicacy of a modern palate. Vie Privée des Francois, tom. ii. p. 162, 163.

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