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History of Vegetarianism - Europe: The Middle Ages to the 18th Century
George Cheyne (1671-1743)


To see the convulsions, agonies and tortures of a poor fellow-creature, whom they cannot restore nor recompense, dying to gratify luxury and tickle callous and rank organs, must require a rocky heart, and a great degree of cruelty and ferocity. I cannot find any great difference between feeding on human flesh and feeding on [other] animal flesh, except custom and practice.
- Essay on Regimen