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Hill (Sir John)

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M.D., botanist (1716–1775). He wrote some farces, which called forth from Garrick the following couplet:

“For physic and farces his equal there scarce is.

His farces are physic, his physic a farce is,”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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