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William Hazlitt
(1778-1830) born on
Apr 10
English writer, essayist. He wrote "Characters of Shakespeare's Plays," 1817; also noted for essays on value of humanity.
         
   
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When I'm in the country I wish to vegetate like the country.

R
We can bear to be deprived of everything but our self-conceit.
A
Wit is the rarest quality to be met with among people of education.
N
We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all.
K
Though familiarity may not breed contempt, it takes the edge off admiration.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: Characteristics: In the Manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims, no. 421 (1823; repr. in The Complete Works Of William Hazlitt, vol. 9, ed. by P. P. Howe, 1932).
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: "On Cant and Hypocrisy"
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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