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so exactly even, and the edges not stuffed; the balls are
also bigger, and they for the most part use the sharp
and small end of the billiard stick, which is shod with
brass, or silver. The entertainment was exceedingly civil;
but, besides a good olio, the dishes were trifling, hashed
and condited after their way, not at all fit for an Eng-
lish stomach, which is for solid meat. There was yet good
fowls, but roasted to coal, nor were the sweetmeats good.

30th December, 1679. I went to meet Sir John Stone-
house, and give him a particular of the settlement on
my son, who now made his addresses to the young lady
his daughter-in-law, daughter of Lady Stonehouse.

25th January, 1679-80. Dr. Cave, author of



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