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" Greek at his own table, for which reason he desired a particular friend of his at the University to find him out a clergyman rather of plain sense than much learning, of a good aspect, a clear voice, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood... "
The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ... - Page 290
by Spectator The - 1853
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

1824
...a clear voice, a sociable temper; and, if possible, a man that understood a little of back-gammon. My friend, says sir Roger, found me out this gentleman;...settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlives inc, he shall find that he was higher in my esNo. 106. THE SPECTATOR. 255 teem than perhaps he thinks...
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A second selection from the papers of Addison in the Spectator and Guardian ...

Joseph Addison - 1828 - 80 pages
...a clear voice, a sociable temper, and if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. " My friend," says Sir Roger, " found me out this gentleman,...was higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years ; and though he does not know I have taken notice of it, has...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1829 - 407 pages
...aspect, a clear voice, a sociable temper ; and if possible, a man who understood a little back gammon. My friend, says Sir Roger, found me out this gentleman...me, he shall find that he was higher in my esteem "'an perhaps he thinks he is. lie has now been with me thirty years; and though he does not know I...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 20

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...passages as are true in old authors and settlniij such as are told after different manners. Additon. I have given him the parsonage of the parish, and,...value, have settled upon him a good annuity for life. Id. Spectator. A government, upon such occasions, is always Illicit before it settles. Id. Freeholder....
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 2

1832
...a clear voice, a sociable temper; and, if possible, a man that understood a little of back-gammon. My friend, says Sir Roger, found me out this gentleman;...parish; and because I know his value, have settled upon liim a good annuity for life. If he outlives me, he shall find that he was higher in my esteem than...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Prose: Comprising Selections from the ...

1836 - 320 pages
...a clear voice, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of baSkgammon. " My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman,...parsonage of the parish ; and because I know his value, hare settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlives me, he shall find that he was higher...
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The Spectator: With Notes and a General Index, Volumes 1-2

1836
...aspect, a clear voice, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. 'My friend,' says Sir Roger, 'found me out this gentleman,...he does not show it. I have given him the parsonage oi the parish; and because I know his value, have settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlives...
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Spectator (The)

1836 - 714 pages
...tell me, a good scholar, though he does not hew it. I have given him the patronage of the larish ; ed his fine clothes, made two or three feint passes...curtain with his cane, then faced about and appeared han perhaps he thinks he is. He has now been with le thirty years ; and though he does not know I ave...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1836
...clear voice, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that under, stood something of backgammon. a ɘ p ʩ A r 9"> Ί NU?ˀS ȗ mذݹ ̞ l ݩ "..x ...) Qn: źE 6 H : l ) a s' j &q8 q3 P Fj Zx* mL be does not show it : I have given him the parsonage of the parish; and, because I know his value,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...aspect, a clear voice, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. 'My friend,' says Sir Roger, ' found me out this gentleman,...tell me, a good scholar, though he does not show it I nave given him the parsonage of • the parish; and oecause I know his value, have settled upon him...
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