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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 Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...aspect, a clear voice, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. mixing with these several ministers of commerce,...languages. Sometimes I am jostled among a body of iL I have given him the parsonage of the parish; and oecause I know his value, have settled upon him...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...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,...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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A Book for a Corner, Or Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ...

Leigh Hunt - 1852
...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,...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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A Book for a Corner; Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from ..., Volumes 1-2

Leigh Hunt - 1852
...temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. My friend," says Sir Eoger, " found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments...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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A Book for a Corner; Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1852
...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,...parsonage of the parish ; and, because I know his value, havĀ« settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlives me, he shall find that he was higher...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...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,...have given him the parsonage of the parish ; and, hecause I know his value, have settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlives me, he shall...
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Sir Roger de Coverley

Joseph Addison - 1852 - 233 pages
...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,...is, they tell me, a good Scholar, though he does not shew it : I have given him the Parsonage of the Parish ; and because I know his Value, have settled...
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Sir Roger de Coverley

Joseph Addison - 1852 - 233 pages
...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,...is, they tell me, a good Scholar, though he does not shew it: I have given him the Parsonage of the Parish; and because I know his Value, have settled upon...
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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and Explanatory ...

1853
...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,...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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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 1-2

Spectator The - 1853
...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;...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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