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The chaplain of a late Bishop , whom I was to assist in writing some memoirs of his Lordship , could tell me scarcely any thing . ' I said , Mr. Robert Dodsley's life should be written , as he had been so much connected with the wits of ...
It was written by Grove , a dissenting teacher . " He would not , I perceived , call him a clergyman , though he was candid enough to allow very great merit to his composition . Mr. Murphy said , he remembered when there were several ...
“ Mrs. Glasse's Cookery , which is the best , was written by Dr. Hill . Half the tradel know this . " JOHNSON . “ Well , Sir . , This shews how much better the subject of Cookery may be treated by a philosopher .
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