According to Genesis, God gave humanity plants, seeds, and fruit of the trees in the Garden of Eden to eat.
They sing, dance, laugh, ride bicycles, marry, play instruments, and eat.
There has been some speculation about whether a man could eat enough tuna to cause such extreme symptoms.
These texts would bring appreciation for fine food to average Americans and continue to dictate how we eat and cook today.
So, the prince in the old saying “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper” might need to retire.
"He ought not to eat roasted meat," said Nurse Branscome slowly.
A solemn sacrifice, performed in state, You drink by measure, and to minutes eat.
Germain felt ill at ease in this company, and did not eat heartily.
The cook was in too bad a humor to give her anything to eat with it.
You are got far southwards; but I think you must eat no fruit while you drink the waters.
Old English etan (class V strong verb; past tense æt, past participle eten) "to eat, devour, consume," from Proto-Germanic *etanan (cf. Old Frisian ita, Old Saxon etan, Middle Dutch eten, Dutch eten, Old High German ezzan, German essen, Old Norse eta, Gothic itan), from PIE root *ed- "to eat" (see edible).
Transferred sense of "slow, gradual corrosion or destruction" is from 1550s. Meaning "to preoccupy, engross" (as in what's eating you?) first recorded 1893. Slang sexual sense of "do cunnilingus on" is first recorded 1927. Eat out "dine away from home" is from 1933. The slang phrase to eat one's words is from 1570s; to eat one's heart out is from 1590s; for eat one's hat, see hat.
v. ate (āt), eat·en (ēt'n), eat·ing, eats
To take into the body by the mouth for digestion or absorption.
To consume, ravage, or destroy by or as if by ingesting, such as by a disease.