John Evelyn, 1620 - 1706
Portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller (8 July 1689)
Born: 31 October 1620, Wotton, Surrey, England
Died: 27 February 1706, Dover Street, London, England
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- By reason of its soporigous quality, lettuce ever was, and still continues the principal foundation of the universal tribe of Sallets, which is to cool and refresh, besides its other properties... including beneficial influences on morals, temperance, and chastity. permalink
- Friendship is the golden thread that ties the hearts of all hearts of all the world. permalink
- I am utterly against those confused Olios, into which men put almost all kinds of meats and Roots. permalink
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