Table Talk: Essays on Men and Manners by William Hazlitt

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Author Hazlitt, William, 1778-1830
Title Table Talk: Essays on Men and Manners
Contents On the pleasure of painting -- On the past and future -- On genius and common sense -- Character of Cobbett -- On people with one idea -- On the ignorance of the learned -- The Indian jugglers -- On living to one's-self -- On thought and action -- On will-making -- On certain inconsistencies in Sir Joshua Reynolds's discourses -- On paradox and common-place -- On vulgarity and affectation -- On a landscape of Nicolas Poussin -- On Milton's sonnets -- On going a journey -- On coffee-house politicians -- On the aristocracy of letters -- On critism -- On great and little things -- On familiar style -- On effeminacy of character -- Why distant objects please -- On corporate bodies -- Whether actors ought to sit in the boxes? -- On the disadvantages of intellectual superiority -- On patronage and puffing -- On the knowledge of character -- On the picturesque and ideal -- On the fear of death.
Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject English essays
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