(34) Joseph Addison
, The Campaign (1704) in The Miscellaneous Works of Joseph Addison
Richard Steele and Joseph Addison
, friends from their schooldays at Charterhouse, created a new literary genre in Queen Anne's time.
DIED ON APRIL 3, 2004, AFTER HAVING BEEN TREATED AT CLINCH VALLEY MEDICALCENTER.
He was one of those later seventeenth-century figures, like John Locke, John Dryden and Joseph Addison
, who were founders of eighteenth-century British thinking and culture.
According to Joseph Addison
, "The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for." I have been honored and proud to be President of the Oklahoma Nurses Association these last two years.
LABELED Daniel Defoe "a false, shuffling, prevaricating rascal" and even his 19th-century biographer, William Minto, admitted that Defoe was "perhaps the greatest liar that ever lived." Yet he is also considered the first real journalist.
Ketterer draws for essential background on Joseph Addison
's spoken drama Cato (1710) and its political agenda in the contest between Whigs and Tories.
What pity it is that we can die but once for our country!" (3) This particular line from Joseph Addison
's play "Cato" is the likely basis for the final words attributed to one of America's first spies, Nathan Hale--"I regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." (4) We may never know Hale's actual last words, but Alexander Rose has brought to life the deeds of the American Revolution's best known spy, as well as chronicling the role played by other colonial secret agents in Washington's Spies.
THREE CENTURIES AGO, English essayist and poet Joseph Addison
wrote, "Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind." The Strand Book Store is dedicated to helping the public obtain copies of such legacies for their own libraries.
The column cost pounds 280 and is inscribed with 14 verses from Joseph Addison
's Hymn to Gratitude, and the words 'Manners Makyth Man'.
One of the Restoration dramatists - George Farquhar - lived in Shrewsbury, and the foremost essayist of the era, Joseph Addison
, came from Lichfield.
'S Cato: A Tragedy (1713) captured the imagination of Revolutionary Whigs in colonial North America in much the way that Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) would shape the understanding of a later generation of Yankees.