The following are expressions which will be constantly found in this book:
Most of the recipes in this book are meant for four or five people, so that if you want to make the dishes for more or for less, you increase or decrease the quantities proportionately.
The invitation of a guest implies responsibility for his whole contentment while he is under our roof.
If Medicine be ranked among those Arts which dignify their Professors . . . Cookery may lay claim to an equal, if not a superior distinction; To prevent disease is surely a more advantageous Art to Mankind than to cure them.