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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dr. Rez’io
 
or Pedro Rezio of Ague’ro. The doctor of Barata’ria, who forbade Sancho Panza to taste any of the meats set before him. Roasted partridge was forbidden by Hippoc’rats; podri’da was the most pernicious food in the world; rabbits are a sharp-haired diet; veal is prejudicial to health; but the governor might eat a “few wafers, and a thin slice or two of quince.” (Don Quixote, part ii. book iii. chap. 10.)   1
 


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