If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken and so die.
Alas, their love may be called appetite,— No motion of the liver, but the palate,— That suffer surfeit, cloyment, and revolt; But mine is all as hungry as the sea, And can digest as much: make no compare Between that love a woman can bear me And that I owe Olivia.
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To men like that, time was a surfeit, a barrel they watched slowly drain.
Anthony Doerr -- All the Light We Cannot See
As with his nose for wine, Nathan had an informed palate (a reaction, he said, to a childhood surfeit of soggy kreplach and gefilte fish) and he took obvious joy in making her acquainted with New York’s incredible and manifold banquet.