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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 EIGHTEENTH CENTURTY

ALEXANDRA ANDTEWS - 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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The Eighteenth Century: Or, Illustrations of the Manners and Customs of Our ...

Alexander Andrews - 1856 - 334 pages
...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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The Eighteenth Century: Or, Illustrations of the Manners and Customs of Our ...

Alexander Andrews - 1856 - 334 pages
...sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood something of backgammon. ' My friend,' say? Sir Roger, ' found me out this gentleman, who, besides...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 pages
...sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. " My friend," says 8i>- Roger, •' found me out this gentleman, who, besides...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 ... Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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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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,...because I know his value, have settled upon him a good aunuity for life. If he outlives me he shall find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. 'My friend,' says Sir Roger, 'found mo out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...of the parish ; and because I know his value, have set upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlives me, he shall find that ho was higher in my esteem...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...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,...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 Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...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,...besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell iae, a good scholar, though he does not shew it. I hare given him the parsonage of the parish ; and...
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