Corn

Coriolanus, [1.1.203-214]. Marcius. “They are dissolv’d. Hang em!/ They said they were an-hungry; sigh’d forth proverbs,/ That hunger broke stone walls, that dogs must eat,/ That meat was made for mouths, that the gods sent not/ Corn for the rich men only. With these shreds/ They vented their complainings, which being answer’d,/ And a petition granted them — a strange one,/ To break the heart of generosity/ And make bolld power look pale — they threw their caps/ As they would hang them on the horns o’ th’ moon,/ Shouting their emulation.”

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