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Richard Steele

Sir Richard Steele (bap. 12 March 1672 – 1 September 1729) was an Irish writer and politician, remembered as co-founder, with his friend Joseph Addison, of the magazine The Spectator.

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    There is no Pleasure like that of receiving Praise from the Praiseworthy.
    Richard Steele (1672–1729)

    To conclude his Character, where Women are not concerned, he is an honest worthy Man.
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    So on we worked, and waited for the light,
    And went without the meat, and cursed the bread;
    And Richard Cory, one calm summer night,
    Went home and put a bullet through his head.
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