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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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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1875 - 528 pages
...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 ;...have settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he 20 outlives me, he shall find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...who, besides the Endowments required of him, is, they tell me, a good Scholar, tho' he does not shew ng. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind...discoursing wits, which are of the same veins, though is. He has now been with me thirty Years ; and tho' he does not know I have taken Notice of it, has...
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An Introduction to the Study of English Literature;: Comprising ...

Henry Noble Day - 1877 - 539 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,...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, he...
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volume 29

1879
...clergyman rather of plain sense than much learning ; and Sir Roger says, ' My friend found me out a gentleman who, besides the endowments required of...tell me, a good scholar, though he does not show it. He has now been with me thirty years, and has never in all that time asked anything of me for himself,...
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Selections from Addison's Papers in the Spectator: Essay on "Addison,"

Joseph Addison - 1879
...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 mo, a good scholar, though he does not show it. I have given him the parsonage of the parish ; and...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1880 - 638 pages
...possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. "My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this 70 gentleman, who, besides the endowments required of...the parsonage of the parish ; and because I know his 65. insulted with Latin and Greek, etc. is mentioned by Shakespeare In the time of Sir Roger, the i...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1880
...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 rne, a good scholar, though he does not shew it. I have given him the parsonage of the parish ; and...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1881 - 536 pages
...and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. "My friend," says Sir Roger, "found mo it was this : the knocking at the gate, which succeeds...and a depth of solemnity ; yet, however obstinately i in. i that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty...
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Essays of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1882 - 377 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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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...who, besides the Endowru'Ttrequired of him, is, they tell me, a good Scholar, thó' he does not shew it. I have given him the Parsonage of the Parish ;...find that he was higher in my Esteem than perhaps he think» hi' is. He has now been with me thirty Years: and tho' ho <!•>••* not know I have taken...
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