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" Bible to be given him next day for his encouragement, and sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five pounds a year to the clerk's place; and that he may encourage the young fellows to make themselves... "
The Spectator: ... - Page 110
1718
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...ftTHE SPECTATOR. 219 or father do, whom he does not fee at church; which it underilood as a leeret reprimand to the perfon that is abfent. The chaplain...that anfwers well, he has ordered a Bible to be given h;m the next day for his encouragement ; and fometimes accompanies it with a flitch ot bacon to his...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...often told me, that upon a catechising day, when Sir Roger has been pleased with a boy that answers well, he has ordered a bible to be given him next day for his encouragement ; and sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five pounds...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 7

British essayists - 1802
...often told me, that upon a catechising day, when Sir Roger has been pleased with a boy that answers well, he has ordered a bible to be given him next day for his encouragement ; and sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five pounds...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...often told me, that upon a catechizing day, when sir Roger has been pleased with a boy that answers well, he has ordered a Bible to be given him next day for his encouragement ; and sometimes accompanies it with -a fliteh of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five pounds...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...often told me, that upon a catechising-day, when Sir Roger has been pleased with a boy that answers well, he has ordered a bible to be given him next day for his encouragement; and sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five pounds...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...often told me, that upon a catechising-day, when 'Sir Roger has been pleased with a boy ihat answers well, he has ordered a bible to be given him next day for his encouragement; and sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. ' Sir Roger has likewise added five...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 1-13

British essayists - 1819
...often told me, that upon a catechising day, when Sir Roger has been pleased with a boy that answers well, he has ordered a bible to be given him next day for his encouragement ; and sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five pounds...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...often told me, that upon a catej chising day, when Sir Roger has been pleased with a boy that answers well, he has ordered a bible to be given him next day for his encouragement ; and sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five pounds...
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The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 3

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...often told me, that upon a catechising day, when Sir Roger has been pleas* ed with a boy that answers well, he has ordered a Bible to be given him next day for his encouragement, arid sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five...
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A second selection from the papers of Addison in the Spectator and Guardian ...

Joseph Addison - 1828 - 80 pages
...often told me, that upon a catechising day, when Sir Roger has been pleased with a boy that answers well, he has ordered a Bible to be given him next day for his encouragement ; and sometimes accompanies it with a flitch of bacon to his mother. Sir Roger has likewise added five pounds...
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