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Isabella Mary, known as Mrs Beeton. 1836–65, British cookery writer, author of The Book of Household Management (1861)
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  • Therefore, Mr. beeton must have been the happiest and most comfortable man.

    A Duet Arthur Conan Doyle
  • beeton, did Mr. Heldar dine out at all while I was out of town?

  • I studied cookery-books instead of parts—Mrs. beeton instead of Shakespeare!

    The Story of My Life Ellen Terry
  • But why should Mr. beeton be happier and more comfortable than my Frank?

    A Duet Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Mrs. beeton must have been the finest housekeeper in the world.

    A Duet Arthur Conan Doyle
  • And yet, if Mrs. beeton knew it, one feels that one ought to know it also.

    A Duet Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Here's a hundred—all that I got for my furniture from beeton.

  • She found a very fat and flushed and comfortable Mrs. beeton.

    Captivity M. Leonora Eyles
  • You've no idea, sir, the amount of little things that these chambers uses up,' said Mr. beeton.

    The Light That Failed Rudyard Kipling
  • Later he learned not to stir till there was a noise and movement in the house and Mr. beeton advised him to get up.

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