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 Hildesheim.Hill-folk. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Hill (Sir John),
 
M.D., botanist (1716–1775). He wrote some farces, which called forth from Garrick the following couplet:   1
       
“For physic and farces his equal there scarce is.
His farces are physic, his physic a farce is,”
 


 Hildesheim.Hill-folk. 

 
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