after the feast comes the reckoning

after the feast comes the reckoning
Mainly in late 20th-cent. North American use.

1620 F. QUARLES Feast for Wormes VI. vi. But Young-man, know, there is a Day of doome, The Feast is good, untill the reck’ning come.

1996 Random House Dict. Popular Proverbs & Sayings 3 After the feast comes the reckoning.

1999 Time 29 July (electronic ed., heading) After the Monica feast comes the reckoning.


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