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" ... 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 a little of backgammon.  "
Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ... - Page 203
1804
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - 1900
...possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. " My friend, * says Sir Roger, (< found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...have settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlive me, he shall find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has now...
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Graded Literature Readers: Eighth Book

Harry Pratt Judson, Ida C. Bender - 1901 - 256 pages
...friend," says Sir Roger, " found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required of him, 10 is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he does not...higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. 15 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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Graded Literature Readers, Book 8

Ida Catherine Bender, Harry Pratt Judson - 1901
...friend," says Sir Roger, " found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required of him, 10 is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he does not...settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlives rue, he shall find that he was higher in niy esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. 15 He has now been...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1901 - 208 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...value, have settled upon him a good annuity for life. 5 If he outlives me, he shall find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - 1902
...and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. "My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...have settled upon him a good -annuity for life. If he outlive me, he shall find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has now...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1902 - 249 pages
...besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell 6 me, a good scholar, though he does not show it;1 I have given him the parsonage of the parish, and,...higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He 10 has now been with me thirty years, and though he does not know I have taken notice of it, has never...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1902 - 256 pages
...possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. 5 " My friend," says Sir Roger, " found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...parsonage of the parish; and because I know his value, 10 have settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlives me, he shall find that he was higher...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1903 - 249 pages
...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 required of him, is, they tell 5 me, a good scholar, though he does not show it ;* I have given him the parsonage of the parish, and,...
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Essays of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1903 - 377 pages
...and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. My friend (says Sir Roger) found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...parsonage of the parish ; and because I know his value, ^iaye settled ugpn him a good annuityjbr life. If he outlives me, he shall find "that he was higher...
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Pitman's Journal of Commercial Education, Volume 62

1903
...understood a little of backgammon "My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman, who, beside the endowments required of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he does not show it. 1 have given him the parsonage of the parish ; and, because I know his value, have settled upon him...
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