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Hungry dogs will eat dirty puddings.

“To the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.” (Prov. xxvii. 7.)

“When bread is wanting oaten cakes are excellent.”

Latin: “Jejunus raro stomachus vulgaria temnit.” (Horace.)

French: “A la faim il n'y a point de mauvais pain.”

“A ventre affameé tout est bon.”

“Ventre affamé n'a point d'oreilles.”

Italian:

“L'asino chi a fame mangia d'ogni strame.”

German:

“Wem kase und brod nicht schmeckt, der ist nicht hungrig.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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