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" When he is playing at backgammon, he calls for a full glass of wine and water: it is his turn to throw, he has the box in one hand, and his glass in the other; and being extremely dry, and unwilling to lose time, he swallows down both the dice, and at... "
New Memoirs of Literature,: Containing an Account of New Books Printed Both ... - Page 442
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The Moral Characters of Theophrastus

Theophrastus - Characters and characteristics - 1725 - 280 pages
...of the Courtiers, and has ftil.1 fo much good Humour left as to join in Company with them. MenalcQs plays at Backgammon. He calls for a Glafs of Water...other ; and being extremely dry, and unwilling to loie Time, he fwallows down both the Dice and almoft the. BOX , and at the fame Time throws the Glafs...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...hardly ' undeceived. ' * When he is playing at backgam1 mon, he calls 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...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...conv inced. wlien he is playing at. backgammon, he calls for a fill gfefs of wine and water. It is his turn to throw. He has the box in one hand, and his glafs in the others and, being extremely dry and unwilling to lofe time, he fwalL < J lows lows...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...undeceived. ' When he is playing at backgammon, he ' calls for a full glafs of wine and water; it is ' his turn to throw ; he has the box in one ' hand, and his glafs in the other; and being ex' tremely dry, and unwilling to loie time, he * fwallows down both...
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The Addisonian miscellany, a selection from the Spectator, Tatler, and ...

Joseph Addison, Spectator (The) - 1801
...hardly undeceived. When he is playing at backgammon, he 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...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...undeceived. ' When he is playing at backgammon, he calls for a full glass of wine and water ; it is his turn to throw; he has the box in one hand, and his glass in the other ; and being extremely dry, and unwilling to lose time, he swallows down both...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...undeceived. ' When he is playing at backgammon, he calls for a full glass of wine and water ; it is his turn to throw; he has the box in one hand, and his glass in the other ; and being extremely dry, and unwilling to lose time, he swallows down both...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...undeceived. ' When he is playing at backgammon, he calls for a full glass of wine and water : it is his turn to throw, he has the box in one hand, and his glass in the other, and being extremely dry, and unwilling to lose time, he swallows down both...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott, John Walker, James Burgh - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...hardly convinced. ' When he is playing at backgammon, he calls^or a full glass of wine and water. It is his turn to throw. He has the box in one hand, and his gluss in the other ; and, being extremely dry, and unwilling to lose time, he swal-* lows down...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with sketches of the lives of the ...

Spectator The - 1816
...undeceived. ' When he is playing at backgammon, he calls for a full glass of wine and water ; it is his turn to throw ; he has the box in one hand, and his glass in the other ; and being extremely dry, and unwilling to lose time he swallowft down both...
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