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Food Consumption

Food Consumption

His mother was just barely able to plan future meals by carefully keeping a record of the food her son consumed. Here is a partial list from when Ignatius was six years old:

November the 8th

  • 12 pheasant
  • 2 doz., pheasant eggs
  • 1 days output of the milk cow
  • 2 doz. griddle cakes
  • 14 lbs. kale, raw
  • 12 lbs. kale, cooked
  • 1 head kale (snack)
  • 2 2/3 wheel of cheese
  • 23 oranges, juice of
  • 18 lbs pork liver (and assorted offal)
  • 1 unfortunate mouse
  • His mother was just barely able to plan future meals by carefully keeping a record of the food her son consumed.
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