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" Wig is taken off his Head ; but yet is fo happy as to hear the loud Mirth of the Courtiers, and has ftill fo much good Humour left as to join in Company with them. — Menalcas plays at Backgammon. He calls for a Glafs of Water ; 'tis his Turn to throw... "
New Memoirs of Literature,: Containing an Account of New Books Printed Both ... - Page 442
edited by - 1725
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The Moral Characters of Theophrastus

Theophrastus - Characters and characteristics - 1725 - 280 pages
...has the Box in one Hand and the Glafs in the other ; and being extremely dry, and unwilling to loie Time, he fwallows down both the Dice and almoft the....Time throws the Glafs of Water into the Tables.—— If this is not to overftrain the Bow, to carry Things to an unnatural Excefs and Extravagance, and...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1778
...for a ' full glafs of wine and water ; 'tis his turn to throw, he ' has the box in one hand, and his glafs in the other, ' and being extremely dry, and unwilling to lofe time, ' hefwallows down both the dice,and at the fametimg ' throws his wine into the tables. He writes a...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...for a full glafs of wine ' and water; 'tis his turn to throw, he ' has the box in one hand, and his glafs ' in the other, and being extremely dry, ' and unwilling to lofe time, he i'wal' low» down both the dice, and at the ' fame time throws his wine into th« ' tables. • He...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 93

Literary Criticism - 1793
...calls for a full glafs of wine and water : it is his turn to throw, he has his box in one hand and his glafs in the other, and being extremely dry, and unwilling...to lofe time, he fwallows down both the dice, and at the fame time throws his wine into the tables. He writes a letter, and flings the fand into the...
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The Addisonian miscellany, a selection from the Spectator, Tatler, and ...

Joseph Addison, Spectator (The) - 1801
...calls fora full glafs of wine and water ; itis his turn to throw ; he has the box in one hand, and his glafs in the other; and being extremely dry, and unwilling to lofe time, he ("wallows down both the dice, and at the fame time throws his wine into the tables. Pie writes •...
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