Tobias Smollett

“I find that the old Roman baths of this quarter, were found covered by an old burying ground, belonging to the Abbey; through which, in all probability, the water drains in its passage; so that as we drink the decoction of the living bodies at the Pump-room, we swallow the strainings of rotten bones and carcasses at the private bath - I vow to God, the very idea turns my stomach!”

Tobias Smollett, The Expedition of Humphry Clinker
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The Expedition of Humphry Clinker The Expedition of Humphry Clinker by Tobias Smollett
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