[Editor: This brief article, regarding Thomas Richard Roydhouse, was published in The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW), 5 October 1893.]
— Mr. Thomas R. Roydhouse, who was for some years on the reporting staff of The Daily Telegraph, and who has just left to assume the editorship of the Sunday Times, was yesterday presented by his confrères in the literary department with a memento of his long association with the office.
Mr. L. J. Brient, the editor, in making the presentation, referred to the many excellent personal and journalistic qualities of Mr. Roydhouse, and expressed the hope that in his new sphere of work he would attain a success equal to that which he had achieved on The Daily Telegraph. Mr. Roydhouse felicitously responded.
The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW), 5 October 1893, p. 4
confrère = a colleague, a fellow worker; an associate, a comrade; a fellow member, brother, or companion of a fraternity, profession, or religious order (plural: confrères)
felicitous = delightful, pleasant; having an agreeable or pleasing style or manner; apt, appropriate, or suitable with regards to a particular occasion, situation, or set of circumstances; using words or speech well-chosen, well-expressed, or well-suited for a particular occasion
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