Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)
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English essayist, poet, playwright, and politician. He was the eldest son of The Reverend Lancelot Addison. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine.
Born: 1 May 1672 in Wiltshire
Died: 17 June 1719
Dialogues upon the usefulness of ancient medals. Especially in relation to the Latin and Greek poets. [Epigraph by Lucretius] - [London?]: 
Alexander Pope, 1688-1744.
Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope, and several of his friends. - London :: 1737
The Christmas book - London: 1968