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Addison,

village (1990 pop. 32,058), Du Page co., NE Ill.; inc. 1884. An industrial suburb of Chicago, it manufactures machinery and plastic items.

Addison

Joseph. 1672--1719, English essayist and poet who, with Richard Steele, founded The Spectator (1711--14) and contributed most of its essays, including the de Coverley Papers
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Maybe a model of wandering in a garden (which embraces both "variety" and "action") could be a better (and perhaps more authentic) paradigm of the Addisonian aesthetic experience (17) than the (Kantian) "free play of our mental powers.
One ramification of this figure is that the correcting ridicule of satire becomes diminished, if not marginalized, a consequence suggested by my repression of "satirist" in using "gentleman humorist" to name the doubling dynamic that marks the Addisonian conception of good-natured comic laughter.
Vigillius is an author in the Addisonian or Swiftian tradition, but his voice is supplanted by The Gleaner's "embodi[ment of] the joyous plurality of American life" (72).
A family history, abdominal symptoms, Addisonian features and absent oligoclonal bands should prompt testing for very long chain fatty acids and/or leukocyte enzyme abnormalities.
Uncontrolled cases may fulminate in a life-threatening state termed addisonian crisis.
Second, Franklin adapts the Addisonian model of urbane wit to the vernacular voice of an uneducated, middle-class widow.
When corticosteroids of therapeutic doses have been given for any length time, sudden withdrawal can lead to acute adrenal insufficiency and thus Addisonian crisis.
Retrobulbar neuritis in Addisonian pernicious anemia.
Signs and symptoms of addisonian crisis are weakness, dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, abdominal pain and cramping, and sodium and water retention.
Belonging to the same tradition as the celestial voyage poems discussed earlier, Barbauld incorporates the Addisonian sublime.
In the course of a single page, "wonder" deliberately appears five more times, and through this repetition, the word metamorphoses from an Addisonian term for the emotion of Novelty ("filled the mind") into a synonym for the restless curiosity of a busybody ("So wondered, so talked Mrs.