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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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Life of the Most Reverend John Hughes, D.D.: First Archbishop of New York ...

John Rose Greene Hassard - 1866 - 519 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,...they tell me, a good scholar, though he does not show it.'"—Spectator, No. 108. of which legacies were to be paid, for the foundation and endowment of...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1870
...who, besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he does not shew it. I have given him the parsonage of the parish ;...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 Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...Roger, found me out this gentletan, who, besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell me, > good scholar, though he does not show it. I have given...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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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - 1872 - 640 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, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1888
...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,...his value, have settled upon him a good annuity for Me. If he outlives me, he shall find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is....
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

1872 - 534 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,...him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he does r,nt show it. I have given him the parsonage of the parish; and, because I know his value, have set...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 776 pages
...me, a gooj scholar, though he does not show it. I have pi ven him the parsonage of the parish ; ïnd, because I know his value, have settled upon him a...If he outlives me, he shall find that he was higher m my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years; and though he does...
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A Hand-book of English Literature: Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1875 - 608 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, has...
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Selections from Addison's papers contributed to the Spectator, ed. by T. Arnold

Joseph Addison - 1875
...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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Addison

Joseph Addison - 1875 - 528 pages
...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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