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" As Sir Roger is landlord to the whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer nobody to sleep in it besides himself ; for if by chance he has been surprised into a short nap at sermon, upon recovering out of it he stands up and... "
Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight - Page 42
by Half hours - 1856
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...landlord to the whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself; for if by chance he has been surprised...occasions. Sometimes he will be lengthening out a verse in the singing psalms, half a minute after the rest of the congregation have done with it ; sometimes...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 7

British essayists - 1802
...landlord to the whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself; for if by chance he has been surprised...occasions. Sometimes he will be lengthening out a verse in the singing psalms, half a minute afier the rest of the congregation have done with it; sometimes...
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The Spectator ...

1803
...landlord to the whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself ; for if by chance he has been...occasions. Sometimes he will be lengthening out a verse in the singing psalms, half a minute after the rest of the congregation have done with it ; sometimes...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - English essays - 1803
...landlord to the whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself; for if by chance he has been surprised...if he sees any body else nodding, either wakes them hjmself, or sends his servants to them. Several other of the old knight's particularities break out...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...for if by chance he has been surprised into a short nap at sermon, upon recovering out of it he Mauds up and looks about him; and, if he sees any body else...or sends his servants to them. Several other of the okl knight's particularities break out upon these occasions. Sometimes he will be lengtbening out a...
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The British Essayists, Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...congregation, he keeps them in very good order, aud will suffer nobody to sleep in it besides himself; forif by chance he has been surprised into a short nap at...occasions. Sometimes he will be lengthening out a verse in the singing Psalms, half a minute after the rest of the congregation have done with it ; sometimes...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...landlord to the whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself ; for if by chance he has been...else nodding, either wakes them himself, or sends his servant to them. Several other of the old knight's particularities break out upon these occasions :...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...landlord to the whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer no body to sleep in it besides himself; for if by chance he has been surprised...stands up and looks about him, and if he sees any body eke nodding, either wakes them himself, or sends his servant to them. Several other of the old knight's...
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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson, Volume 36

British essayists - 1819
...landlord to the whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer nobody to sleep in it besides himself ; for if by chance he has been...occasions. Sometimes he will be lengthening out a verse in the singing Psalms, half a minute after the rest of the congregation have done with it; sometimes...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 5-6

British essayists - 1823
...landlord to the whole congregation, he keeps them in very good order, and will suffer nobody to sleep in it besides himself ; for if by chance he has been...else nodding, either wakes them himself, or sends his servant to them. Several other of the old knight's particularities break out upon these occasions....
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