Eat Not At All in a Worried Mood / Or Suffer Harm From the Best of Food
If memory serves, there is a reference to fletcherizing (the fad of chewing your food until it is liquified) in David Lodge's Author, Author.
That was the novel Lodge was working on when I profiled him, though of course he did not say anything in particular about it -- let alone that it was about Henry James, though this did not come as a huge surprise.
More on Fletcher, the Master, and style-as-mastication at Acephalous.
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