“He planned dinners, of enchanting aromatic foods…” — Vile Bodies (1930) by Evelyn Waugh

“He planned dinners, of enchanting aromatic foods that should be carried under the nose, snuffed and then thrown to the dogs … endless dinners, in which one could alternate flavour with flavour from sunset to dawn without satiety, while one breathed great draughts of the bouquet of old brandy.

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