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Comprehensive information about Joseph Addison including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Joseph Addison (1 May 1672 – 17 June 1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright and politician. He was a man of letters, eldest son of Lancelot Addison. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend, Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine. English essayist poet writer and politician. This educational Joseph Addison resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left The Mind that lies fallow but a single Day, sprouts up in Follies that are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous Culture. Quote Right
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Quote Left What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country. Quote Right
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Quote Left Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin! Quote Right
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Quote Left The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves. Quote Right
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Quote Left How beautiful is death, when earn'd by virtue Who would not be that youth What pity is it That we can die but once to serve our country Quote Right
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