- COMBE, WILLIAM
- born in Bristol; author of the "Three Tours of Dr. Syntax"; inherited a small fortune, which he squandered by an irregular life; wrote some 86 works (1741-1823).
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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