Note: Timon's last feast

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The Last Man, Edited by Steven E. Jones

See Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, in which the rich Athenian invites his former friends who have deserted him to a banquet, only to serve them warm water ("Uncover, dogs, and lap" [III.vi]). He then retires to a misanthrope's cave outside the city.

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Published @ RC

October 1997