They documented five hundred and fifty-five essays that were depicted from the world around them.
During the early part of the 1700's Joseph Addison, the Tatler and Sir Richard Steele, the Spectator, came together to write "The Tatler and the Spectator".
Through their hardships of life they came about understanding what others were feeling and the actions that they took.
Through their hardships they ended up going separate ways.
Addison went into politics where he became a popular figure in society.(World Book Addison) Steele went to the military where he later got knighted.
They crossed paths again in London in the early part of the eighteenth century; both of them had political and literary ambitions.
By all accounts, Addison and Steele had very different personalities.
A set of the was something that every middle-class household with aspirations to looking like its members took literature seriously would want to have.
These essays were published in that kind of format scores of times in the English-speaking world, their essays often being offered to students as examples of clear, vigorous English prose; they were also translated into most of the European languages.
He almost certainly faced his share of the prejudice against Irish people that many English people harbored for centuries.
After his time at Oxford (which he left without completing a degree), Steele went into the army, and did well, rising to become a captain.