Isaac Bickerstaff, physician and astrologer
pubOne.info present you this new edition. Of the relations between Steele and Addison, and the origin of Steele's ",Tatler, ", which was developed afterwards into the ",Spectator, ", account has already been given in the introduction to a volume of this Library, containing essays from the ",Spectator",- ",Sir Roger de Coverley and the Spectator Club. ", There had been a centre of life in the ",Tatler, ", designed, as Sir Roger and his friends were designed, to carry the human interest of a distinct personality through the whole series of papers. The ",Tatler's", personality was Isaac Bickerstaff, Physician and Astrologer, as to years, just over the grand climacteric, sixty-three, mystical multiple of nine and seven, dispensing counsel from his lodgings at Shire Lane, and seeking occasional rest in the vacuity of thought proper to his club at the ",Trumpet.
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