La société est composée de deux grandes classes : ceux qui ont plus de dîners que d'appétit et ceux qui ont plus d'appétit que de dîners.
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- by Nicolas-Sébastien Roch (1740 - 1794), as Nicolas Chamfort, no title [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Isabelle Aboulker (b. 1938), "La société" [medium voice and piano], from Vocales 2000, hommage à Nicola Vaccaj, no. 2 [ sung text checked 1 time]
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- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Society"
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Society is composed of two large classes: Those who have more suppers than appetite And those who have more appetite than suppers.