The following is a list of the most considerable, with their dates, founders and chief contributors: Tatler (April 12, 1709 to Jan.
xlvi.; Drake, Essays on the " Spectator," " Tatler," &c. (1810-1814); Courthope, Addison (" Engl.
An incomplete translation of the Spectator was published at Amsterdam in 1714, and many volumes of extracts from the Tatler, Spectator and Guardian were issued in France early in the 18th century.
This species of composition had been brought into fashion by the success of the Tatler, and by the still more brilliant success of the Spectator.