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  1. Sir Roger de, a literary figure representing the ideal of the early 18th-century squire in The Spectator, by Addison and Steele.
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Examples from the Web for coverley

Historical Examples of coverley

  • All of the "Coverley" series came out in the English Illustrated.

    De Libris: Prose and Verse

    Austin Dobson

  • I know I must leave Coverley, but that is as far as I can get.

    A Question of Marriage

    Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

  • All the Coverley papers are included except that one by Tickell of which Addison himself disapproved.

  • He was buried according to his own directions, among the family of the Coverley's, on the left hand of his father, Sir Arthur.

  • “Good wine needs no bush,” and the Coverley Essays are good wine if ever there was such.

    The De Coverley Papers

    Joseph Addison and Others

British Dictionary definitions for coverley


  1. See Sir Roger de Coverley
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