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" As I was walking with him last night, he asked me how I liked the good man whom I have just now mentioned ? and without staying for my answer told me. that he was afraid of being insulted with Latin and Greek at his own table ; for which reason he desired... "
A Book for a Corner; Or, Selections in Prose and Verse from Authors the Best ... - Page 150
edited by - 1852
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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - Great Britain - 1875 - 528 pages
...the good man whom I have just now mentioned; and, without staying for my answer, told me that he 10 was afraid of being insulted with Latin and Greek...voice, a sociable temper: and, if possible, a man that unde1stood a little of back-gammon. ' My friend,' says Sir Roger,' found me out this gentleman, who,...
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Addison

Joseph Addison - Great Britain - 1875 - 528 pages
...reason he desired a particular friend of at the university to find him out a clergyman rather of p sense than much learning, of a good aspect, a clear...understood a little of back-gammon. ' My friend,' says Sir Roger, ' found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell me,...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...Night, he asked me how I liked the good Man whom I have just now mentioned ? and without staying for my bbs, a sweet ROOEB, found me out this Gentleman, who, besides the Endowments required of him, is, they tell me,...
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The art of preaching, by a clergyman of the English Church

Art - 1876
...how I liked the good man, whom I have just now mentioned, and without staying for my answer, told me he was afraid of being insulted with Latin and Greek...possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. At his first settling with me, I made him a present of all the best sermons which have been printed...
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Extracts from Goldsmith's 'Vicar of Wakefield', with life of the author and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1876
...we find Sir Roger de Coverley requires his chaplain to be "a clergyman rather of plain sense than of much learning, of a good aspect, a clear voice, a...possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon." I Twopenny hit. ' Hit' was very commonly applied to games of chance. 8 To fling a quatre. Any throw,...
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An Introduction to the Study of English Literature: Comprising ...

Henry Noble Day - English literature - 1877 - 539 pages
...night, he asked me how I liked the good man whom I have just now mentioned ? and without staying for my answer told me, that he was afraid of being insulted...understood a little of Back-gammon. My friend, says Sir ROGER, found me out this Gentleman, who, besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell me,...
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Selections from Addison's Papers in the Spectator: Essay on "Addison,"

Joseph Addison - 1879
...mentioned 1 and without staying for my answer told me, that he was afraid of being insulted with iiatin and Greek at his own table ; for which reason he desired...understood a little of backgammon. " My friend," says Sir Roger, " found me out this gentleman, who, besides the endowments required of him, is, they tell mo,...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 5

English literature - 1879
...reason he desired a particular friend of his at the University to find him out a clergyman rather for plain sense than much learning, of a good aspect,...possible, a man that understood a little of backgammon. At his first settling with me,' I made him a present of all the good sermons that have been printed...
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The Local Preachers' Magazine and Christian Family Record: For ..., Volume 29

Church work with the poor - 1879
...was afraid of being insulted at his own table with Latin and Greek, and therefore requested a friend at the university to find him out a clergyman rather of plain sense than much learning ; and Sir Roger says, ' My friend found me out a gentleman who, besides the endowments required of...
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Lectures on the History of England

M J. Guest - Great Britain - 1879 - 582 pages
...had not been very profound. He did not choose to have a very learned clergyman as his chaplain, since he " was afraid of being insulted with Latin and Greek at his own table." His favourite reading seems to have been ' Baker's Chronicle ; ' of which we too have read some. He...
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