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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 Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison - 1904 - 258 pages
...possible, a man that understood a little of 5 backgammon. " My friend," says Sir Roger, " found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...parish, and, because I know his value, have settled 10 upon him a good annuity for life. If he outlives me, he shall find that he was higher in my esteem...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1904 - 147 pages
...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...scholar, though he does not show it. I have given 75 him the parsonage of the parish; and, because I know his value, have settled upon him a good annuity...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1903 - 208 pages
...clergyman rather of plain sense than much learning, of a good aspect, a clear Sir Roger, " found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...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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Introduction to English Literature, with Suggestions for Further Reading and ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1905 - 700 pages
...if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon.12 "My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...he does not show it. I have given him the parsonage '3 of the parish ; and because I know his value, have settled upon him a good annuity for life. If...
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Selections from the Writings of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1905 - 346 pages
...if possible, a man that understood a little of Back-gammon. 30 My friend, says Sir ROGER, found me out this Gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...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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Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1906 - 269 pages
...understood a little of back-gammon. " My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman, who, 20 besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell...good annuity for life. If he out-lives me, he shall 25 find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty...
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Selections from the Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 360 pages
...My 10 friend," says Sir Roger, " found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required 1 of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar though he...parish ; and because I know his value, have settled 15 upon him a good annuity for life.2 If he outlives me, he shall find that he was higher in my esteem...
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Introduction to English Literature: With Suggestions for Further Reading and ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1906 - 700 pages
...if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon.12 " My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...he does not show it. I have given him the parsonage '3 of the parish ; and because I know his value, have settled upon him a good annuity for life. If...
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Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1906 - 269 pages
...understood a little of back-gammon. "My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman, who, 20 besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell...show it. I have given him the parsonage of the parish ;lm5 because I know his value, have settled upon him a good annuity for life. If he out-lives me, he...
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Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 528 pages
...the endowments required of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he does not shew it : I hive given him the parsonage of the parish ; and because...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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