Mirror of Literature,  7 (1826), 88.

[Apothecary Turned Builder]



Anecdote, Drollery


Medical Practitioners, Pharmaceuticals

    'A certain wealthy apothecary being engaged in some of the building speculations in Mary-le-bone, it was well observed of him, that he had run away from the pestle and was got into the mortar'.

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