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An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.

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Joseph Addison (May 1, 1672 June 17, 1719) was an English politician and writer. 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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