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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 Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1892 - 148 pages
...this gentleman, who, besides / the endowments required of him, is, they tell me, -i good scholar, \r though he does not show it. I have given him the parsonage...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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Sara A. Hamlin - 1892 - 152 pages
...out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar. " I have given him the parsonage of the parish ; and...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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Selections from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1892 - 220 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,...a good scholar, though he does not show it. I have I given him the parsonage of the parish ; and because I know his value, have settled upon him a good...
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Sara A. Hamlin - 1892 - 152 pages
...me, a good scholar. "I have given him the parsonage of the parish; and because I know his value, I have settled upon him a good annuity for life. If...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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Selections from Addison and Goldsmith: For Use in Schools & Classes

Henry Norman Hudson - 1892 - 69 pages
...clear voice, a sociable tempei ; and, if possible, a man that understood a little of back-gammon. '' My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman,...required of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though lie does not show it : I have given him the parsonage of the parish; and, because I know his value,...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1892 - 148 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,...the endowments required of him, is, they tell me, i good scholar, though he does not show it. I have given him the parsonage of the parish ; and because...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1892
...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,...the endowments required of him, is, they tell me, 4 good scholar, though he does not show it. I have given him the parsonage of the parish ; and because...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison - 1893 - 193 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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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 2

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - 1894
...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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Select Esays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison - 1894 - 320 pages
...temper : and, if possible, a man that understood a little of back-gammon. "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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