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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
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Sir Roger de Coverly: Essays from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1899 - 166 pages
...and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. My friend, says 25 Sir Roger, found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...life. If he outlives me, he shall find that he was 5 higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years, and, though...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1899 - 178 pages
..." My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required 5 of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he...find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he 10 thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years, and though he does not know I have taken notice...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1899 - 178 pages
..." My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required 5 of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he...find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he 10 thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years, and though he does not know I have taken notice...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From "The Spectator"

Joseph Addison - 1899 - 178 pages
..." My friend," says Sir Roger, "found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required 5 of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he...find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps he 10 thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years, and though he does not know I have taken notice...
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Sir Roger de Coverley: Essays from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1899 - 166 pages
...a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. My friend, says the endowments required of him, is, they tell me,...life. If he outlives me, he shall find that he was 5 higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years, and, though...
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Sir Roger de Coverley: Essays from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1899 - 166 pages
...a sociable temper, and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. My friend, says the endowments required of him, is, they tell me,...life. If he outlives me, he shall find that he was 5 higher in my esteem than perhaps he thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years, and, though...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1899 - 208 pages
...if possible, a man that understood a little of back-gammon. " 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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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1901 - 217 pages
...and, if possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. My friend, says Sir Eogcr, found me so out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required...of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he docs not show it : I have given him the parsonage of the parish ; and, because I know his value, have...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1900 - 207 pages
...My friend," says Sir Roger, " found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments re80 quired of him, is, they tell me, a good scholar, though he...find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps 85 he thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years, and, though he does not know I have taken...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers: From the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1900 - 207 pages
...Sir Koger, "found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments re80 quired of him, is, they teM me, a good scholar, though he does not show it. I...find that he was higher in my esteem than perhaps 85 he thinks he is. He has now been with me thirty years, and, though he does not know I have taken...
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