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“In April, and the Springtime, his Lordship would, when it rayned, take his Coach (open) to receive the benefit of Irrigation, which he was wont to say was very wholsome because of the Nitre in the Aire and the Universal Spirit of the World.”

~ John Aubrey, Brief Lives (of Francis Bacon)

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