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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 Young Man's Book of Elegant Prose: Comprising Selections from the ...

1853 - 320 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,...of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he docs not show it. I have given him the parsonage of the parish ; and because I know his value, have...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Tatler and Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1854 - 8 pages
...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,...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 776 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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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Tatler and Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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,...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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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...aspect, a clear Toiee, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. My friend (says Sir Roger) found me out this gentleman,...is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he does not shew it, I hare giveu him the parsonage of the parish; and because I know his value, have settled upon...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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,...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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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's ...

Joseph Addison - 1854
...temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. My friend (says Sir Rogcr) found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments...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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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 106

1856
...clear voice, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood something 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 although he does not know I have taken notice of it,...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 106

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1856
...clear voice, a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood something 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 although he does not know I have taken notice of it,...
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