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Joseph Addison
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Original: "A man must be excessively stupid as well as uncharitable, who believes that there is no virtue but on his own side". From: The spectator - Volume 3 (1776 edition), p. 324
Joseph Addison
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No. 291 (2 February 1712). - The Spectator (1711-1714). Also in: The works of Joseph Addison, with notes by R. Hurd (1856 edition)
Joseph Addison
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No. 475 (4 September 1712). - The Spectator (1711-1714)


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Born: May 1, 1672

Died: June 17, 1719 (aged 47)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Joseph Addison 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.

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