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MATHEWS being invited by D'Egville to dine one day with him at Brighton,
D'Egville inquired what was Mathews's favorite dish? A roasted leg of
pork, with sage and onions. This was provided; and D'Egville, carving,
could not find the stuffing. He turned the joint about, but in vain.
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unhappy, D'Egville; perhaps it is in the other leg.





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