Snorri Sturluson (c. 1179-1241)
[speaking in the character of the god, Loki]
“I have a skill in which I am ready to be tested. No one here in the hall will prove quicker than I at eating his food.”
- From The Prose Edda (Gylfaginning, chapter 46) by Snorri Sturluson, translated by Jesse Byock. New York: Penguin Books, 2005.