William Hazlitt Quote


William Hazlitt
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The plain speaker: opinions on books, men, and things (1826 edition)
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Learning is its own exceeding great reward.  - William Hazlitt
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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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