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Twenty-two essays of William hazlitt : hazlitt, william
Hazeland, william, hazlitt, william, hearne, samuel (1745-1792 a journey from Prince of Wales's Fort, in Hudson's bay, to the northern Ocean: Undertaken by order of the hudson's bay company for the discovery of Copper Mines, a north West Passage, etc. In the years 1769, 1770, 1771 1772 (Canadiana. Helvétius, Claude-Adrien (1715-1771 hemans, felicia (1793-1835 henry, alexander (1739-1824). Henry, matthew (1662-1714 henry, patrick (1736-1799 heriot, george (1766-1844). Hitchener, Elizabeth, hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679 hodgskin, Thomas, hogg, james. A boy's Song (Oxford book of English Verse confessions of a justified Sinner: Kilmeny (Oxford book of English Verse holbach, paul Henri dietrich. Holberg, ludvig, baron (1684-1754 holcroft, Thomas, hone, william. Hull, Thomas, hume, david (1711-1776 dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (1779 enquiries Concerning the human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals (1777) rexel (Liberty fund pdf). An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding: An Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals: Essays: Essays Moral, political, literary (1777) (Liberty fund pdf) Essays on suicide and Immortality (1755, 1783) my own Life (Jack lynch, rutgers) my own Life (1777) (McMaster) Of Essay writing (1742) Of the. Org) Of the Standard of Taste (1757) (csulb) Of Tragedy (1757) (Penn) Of Tragedy (1757) On Interest (McMaster) On Miracles (Modern History sourcebook, fordham) On Money (1752) (McMaster) On Public Credit (McMaster) On Superstition and Enthusiasm (1741) (Michael Gamer, penn) paper On Taxes (McMaster) On the.
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others. William hazlitt, table talk: Original Essays on Men and Manners Grace has been defined, travel the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul. William hazlitt, "On Manner The round Table One is always more vexed at losing a game of any sort by a single hole or ace, than if one has never had a chance of winning. William hazlitt, "On Great and Little Things literary remains. Eighteenth-Century e-texts - h, this page, edited by, jack lynch, is part of the larger collection. Eighteenth-Century e-texts on the net. Hale, sir Matthew (1609-1676 hamilton, Alexander (1757-1804 hammon, jupiter (1711-c. Hanson, Elizabeth (1684-1737 harris, john (c. Hastings, susanna willard Johnson (1730-1810 hawkins, susannah (1787-1868 haywood, Eliza.
William hazlitt, the Spirit of the Age The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard. William hazlitt, selected Essays Those who object to wit are envious. William hazlitt, characteristics: in the manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims If you think you can thesis win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory. William hazlitt, table talk: Essays on Men and Manners I do not think there is anything deserving the name of society to be found out of London. William hazlitt, table talk The Opera is the most artificial of all things. It does not subsist as an imitation of nature, but in contempt of it; and, instead of seconding, its object is to pervert and sophisticate all our natural impressions of things. William hazlitt, the Opera The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy. William hazlitt, selected Essays, modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a real confession of the deficiency it indicates.
It requires an effort in them to speak truth. William hazlitt, characteristics When a man can do better than everyone else in the same walk, he does not make any very painful exertions to outdo himself. The progress of improvement ceases nearly at the point where competition ends. William hazlitt, characteristics The soil of friendship is worn out with constant use. William hazlitt, characteristics Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes the edge of admiration. William hazlitt, characteristics: In the manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims Comedy naturally wears itself out-destroys the very food on which it lives; and by constantly and successfully exposing the follies and weaknesses of mankind to ridicule, in the end leaves itself nothing worth laughing. William hazlitt, "On Modern Comedy the round Table man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought. William hazlitt, lectures on the English Comic Writers Wit is the rarest quality to be met with among people of education, and the most common among the uneducated. William hazlitt, characteristics: in the manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims The more we do, the more we can do; the more busy we are, the more leisure we have.
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William hazlitt, characteristics we do not attend to the advice of the sage and experienced because we think novation they are old, forgetting that they once were young and placed in the same situations as ourselves. William hazlitt, characteristics It is remarkable how virtuous and generously disposed everyone is at a play. We uniformly applaud what is right and condemn what is wrong, when it costs us nothing but the sentiment. William hazlitt, characteristics Any one may not yield to temptation, and yet feel a sincere love and aspiration after virtue; but he who maintains vice in theory, has not even the idea or capacity for virtue in his mind. Men err: fiends only mock at goodness.
William hazlitt, characteristics Grace in women is the secret charm that draws the soul into its circle and binds a spell round it forever. William hazlitt, characteristics Cunning is natural to mankind. It is the sense of our weakness, and an attempt to effect by concealment what we cannot do openly and by force. William hazlitt, characteristics love may turn to indifference with possession. William hazlitt, characteristics Habitual liars invent falsehoods not to gain any end or even to deceive their hearers, but to amuse themselves. It is partly practice and partly habit.
If we have drank poison, finding it out does not prevent its being in our veins: so passion leaves its poison in the mind! William hazlitt, characteristics Mankind are a herd of knaves and fools. It is necessary to join the crowd, or get out of their way, in order not to be trampled to death by them. William hazlitt, characteristics The wretched are in this respect fortunate, that they have the strongest yearnings after happiness; and to desire is in some sense to enjoy. William hazlitt, characteristics The true barbarian is he who thinks everything barbarous but his own tastes and prejudices. William hazlitt, characteristics The confined air of a metropolis is hurtful to the minds and bodies of those who have never lived out.
It is impure, stagnant-without breathing-space to allow a larger view of ourselves or others-and gives birth to a puny, sickly, unwholesome, and degenerate race of beings. William hazlitt, characteristics every man, in his own opinion, forms an exception to the ordinary rules of morality. William hazlitt, characteristics A man is a hypocrite only when he affects to take a delight in what he does not feel, not because he takes a perverse delight in opposite things. William hazlitt, characteristics by retaliating our sufferings on the heads of those we love, we get rid of a present uneasiness and incur lasting remorse. With the accomplishment of our revenge our fondness returns; so that we feel the injury we have done them, even more than they. William hazlitt, characteristics It is the nature of vice to leave us no resource but in itself. William hazlitt, characteristics A man in love prefers his passion to every other consideration, and is fonder of his mistress than he is of virtue. Should she prove vicious, she makes vice lovely in his eyes. William hazlitt, characteristics Anyone is to be pitied who has just sense enough to perceive his deficiencies.
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William hazlitt, characteristics, with women, the great business of life is love; and they generally make a mistake. They consult neither the heart nor the head, but are led away by mere humour and fancy. If instead of a companion for life, they had to dom choose a partner in a country-dance or to trifle away an hour with, their mode taxi of calculation would be right. They tie their true-lover's knot with idle, thoughtless haste, while the institutions of society render it indissoluble. William hazlitt, characteristics, our contempt for others proves nothing but the illiberality and narrowness of our own views. William hazlitt, characteristics Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity, who drink of that flood of glory as of a river, and refresh our wings in it for future flight. William hazlitt, characteristics people try to reconcile you to a disappointment in love by asking why you should cherish a passion for an object that has proved itself worthless. Had you known this before, you would not have encouraged the passion; but that having been once formed, knowledge does not destroy.
in speaking of the other. William hazlitt, characteristics, an honest man speaks truth, though it may give offense; a vain man, in order that it may. William hazlitt, characteristics, a man's reputation is not in his own keeping, but lies at the mercy of the profligacy of others. Calumny requires no proof. The throwing out of malicious imputations against any character leaves a stain, which no after-refutation can wipe out. To create an unfavourable impression, it is not necessary that certain things should be true, but that they have been said. The imagination is of so delicate a texture that even words wound.
William hazlitt, characteristics, our opinions are not our own. William hazlitt, characteristics, it does not follow that a man is a hypocrite because his actions give the lie to his words. If he at one time seems a saint, and at other times a sinner, he possibly is both in reality, as well as in appearance. A person may be fond of vice and of virtue too; and practice one or the other, according to the temptation of the moment. William hazlitt, characteristics, the secret of the difficulties of those people who make a great deal of money, and yet are always in want of it, is this-they throw it away as soon as they get it on the first whim or extravagance that strikes. William hazlitt, characteristics, there resume are no rules for friendship. It must be left to itself: we cannot force it any more than love. William hazlitt, characteristics, the insolence of the vulgar is in proportion to their ignorance.
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Virtue steals, like a guilty thing, into the secret haunts of vice and infamy, clings to their devoted victim, and will not be driven quite away. Nothing can destroy the human nurse heart. William hazlitt, characteristics, humanity is to be met with in a den of robbers. William hazlitt, characteristics, it is better to drink of deep griefs than to taste shallow pleasures. William hazlitt, characteristics, when we hear complaints of the wretchedness or vanity of human life, the proper answer to them would be that there is hardly any one who at some point or other has not been in love. If we consider the high abstraction of this feeling, its depth, its purity, its voluptuous refinement, even in the meanest breast, how sacred and how sweet it is, this alone may reconcile us to the lot of humanity. That drop of balm turns the bitter cup to a delicious nectar.