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glutton
used in Leaves of Grass

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Definition
someone who consumes more than they should — especially eating and drinking too much

The expression:  "a glutton for punishment" refers to someone who persist in some activity despite negative consequences (as though loving the punishment)

The expression: "a glutton for whatever" refers to people who like whatever a lot — such that "a glutton for sunshine" loves sunshine.
  • Do the feasters gluttonous feast?
    Book 17 — BIRDS OF PASSAGE (36% in)
  • Those drunkards and gluttons of so many generations?
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (27% in)
  • Not one word or deed, not venereal sore, discoloration, privacy of the onanist, Putridity of gluttons or rum-drinkers, peculation, cunning, betrayal, murder, seduction, prostitution, But has results beyond death as really as before death.
    Book 24 — AUTUMN RIVULETS (40% in)
  • The soul is always beautiful, The universe is duly in order, every thing is in its place, What has arrived is in its place and what waits shall be in its place, The twisted skull waits, the watery or rotten blood waits, The child of the glutton or venerealee waits long, and the child of the drunkard waits long, and the drunkard himself waits long, The sleepers that lived and died wait, the far advanced are to go on in their turns, and the far behind are to come on in their turns, The...
    Book 28 — The Sleepers.... (80% in)
  • Abstinence, no falsehood, no gluttony, lust; The open air I sing, freedom, toleration, (Take here the mainest lesson—less from books—less from the schools,) The common day and night—the common earth and waters, Your farm—your work, trade, occupation, The democratic wisdom underneath, like solid ground for all.
    Book 34 — SANDS AT SEVENTY (90% in)

There are no more uses of "glutton" in Leaves of Grass.

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