Before the two days were spent, they grew very weary of this kind of life; for the followers of King Ulysses, as you will find it important to remember, were terrible gormandizers, and pretty sure to grumble if they missed their regulars meals, and their irregular ones besides.
I have already hinted to you what gormandizers some of the comrades of King Ulysses were.
One of them(more brutal than his fellows, and the most notorious gormandizer in the crew) said such a cruel and wicked thing, that I wonder the mere thought did not turn him into a wild beast, in shape, as he already was in his nature.
There has been a great deal of pains foolishly wasted on these flowers," observed one of the company; and I tell you what he said, that you may keep in mind what gormandizers they were.
It brings a blush into my face to reckon up, in my own mind, what mountains of meat and pudding, and what gallons of wine, these two and twenty guzzlers and gormandizers ate and drank.
And the louder they all laughed, the more stupid and helpless did the two and twenty gormandizers look.
Assume your proper shapes, gormandizers, and begone to the sty
You well know what gormandizers they were," replied Quicksilver; and rogue that he was, he could not help laughing at the joke.
The enchantress was far too cunning to let Ulysses see the mischief which her magic arts had since brought upon the gormandizers.
At length his place was found vacant at meal-time; no one knew when he went off, or whither he had gone, but he was seen no more, and the vast surplus that remained when the repast was over, showed what a mighty gormandizer