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CHAPTER IX
EIGHTEENTH CENTURY - THE AGE OF ANNE

Addison with his friends ; Cato represented Addison with strangers. But most unreasonably, this rather uninteresting drama was a distinct success ; for both Tories and Whigs claimed to be described in its fine speeches, and every one wanted to see it. Addison probably thought it far superior to his essays ; but neither that nor any other poetical work of his is of special value, except a few of his hymns. Addison's religion was sincere, and gave to his pen the inspiration which the theatre failed to furnish. His paraphrase of the twenty-third psalm, " The Lord my pasture shall prepare," is excellent ; but in " The spacious firmament on high " there is a certain majesty and breadth that has rarely been excelled. He became under-secretary of state, but died when only forty-seven years of age. Merry Dick Steele became Sir Richard on the accession of George I. Before he was sixty, his health failed and he retired to the country. There is a tradition that in the feebleness of his last months he insisted on being carried out to see the villagers dance on the green and to give them prizes.
Jonathan Swift, 1667-1745. There were two men of the time of Queen Anne whose names are familiar to-day chiefly because each wrote a book that children like. The name of the first was Jonathan Swift, that of the second was Daniel Defoe. The first time that Addison saw Swift was at a coffee-house. A tall stranger in the garb of a clergyman stalked into the room, laid his hat on a table, and began to stride back and forth. After half an hour he paid the usual penny at the bar and walked away. This was the eccentric clergyman who had come from his home in Ireland to make a visit to England. He had been

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