A History of English Prose Fiction - Bayard Tuckerman
Read "A History of English Prose Fiction," by Bayard Tuckerman.
A Story of an Heir - Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
Read "A Story af an Heir," by Joseph Addison. "As I was yesterday taking the air with my friend Sir Roger, we were met by a fresh-coloured ruddy young man who rid by us full speed, with a couple of servants behind him."
An Account of the Greatest English Poets - Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
Read "An Account of the Greatest English Poets," by Joseph Addison. "Since, Dearest Harry, you will needs request / A short Account of all the Muse possest; / That, down from Chaucer's days to Dryden's Times, / Have spent their Nobel Rage in Brittish Rhimes..."
Ode - Joseph Addison (1672-1719)
Read "Ode," by Joseph Addison. "The spacious firmament on high, / With all the blue ethereal sky, / And spangled heav'ns, a shining frame, / Their great original proclaim..."
Here's a brief biography of Joseph Addison, from A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature, by John Cousin