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Sydney Smith

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SYDNEY SMITH was once dining in company with a French gentleman, who had
been before dinner indulging in a number of free-thinking speculations,
and had ended by avowing himself a materialist. Very good soup, this,
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Pray, sir, do you believe in a cook? inquired Mr. Smith.





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