On May 1, 1672, English essayist, poet, playwright and politician Joseph Addison was born. He passed away on June 17, 1719. Along with his friend, Richard Steele, he co-founded The Spectator magazine.
The Vision of Mizra and Westminster Abbey may be read here:
The Vision of Mizra can be listened to in audiobook format at:
Other selected works by Addison may be listened to at: