Black Dwarf,  1 (1817), 755–57.

Letters of the Black Dwarf. From the Black Dwarf, to the Yellow Bonze, at Japan.

The Black Dwarf, pseud.  [Thomas J Wooler] *


Regular Feature, Letter, Spoof,


Temperance, Health, Nutrition

    In discussing the food provided in prison, states: 'They would bestow it in moderate proportion, but temperance promotes health, and they are too careful of my health to suffer me to eat too abundantly; but as water is a most excellent digestive, I may compensate for a necessary deficiency of food and drink to my souls content of the pure stream and health bestowing fountain' (756–57).

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