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William Hazlitt
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Common Places, No. 13, The Literary Examiner (September - December 1823)
William Hazlitt
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The Round Table: A Collection of Essays on Literature, Men, and Manners, by William Hazlitt, Vol. 1 (1817), p. 171, "On the Causes of Methodism"
William Hazlitt
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Characteristics, in the manner of Rochefoucauld's Maxims (1823)
William Hazlitt
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Characteristics, in the manner of Rochefoucauld's Maxims (1823)
William Hazlitt
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The Sick Chamber, The New Monthly Magazine (August 1830), reprinted in Essays of William Hazlitt, selected and edited by Frank Carr (London, 1889)
William Hazlitt
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Characteristics, in the manner of Rochefoucauld's Maxims (1823)


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Born: April 10, 1778

Died: September 18, 1830 (aged 52)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Critic, essayist, painter, philosopher

Bio: William Hazlitt was an English writer, remembered for his humanistic essays and literary criticism, and as an art critic, drama critic, social commentator, and philosopher. He was also a painter. He is now considered one of the great critics and essayists of the English language, placed in the company of Samuel Johnson and George Orwell.

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