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 (hăz′lĭt, hāz′-), William 1778-1830.
British essayist noted for his trenchant literary criticism. His works include Characters of Shakespeare's Plays (1817).


(Biography) William. 1778–1830, English critic and essayist: works include Characters of Shakespeare's Plays (1817), Table Talk (1821), and The Plain Speaker (1826)


(ˈhæz lɪt)

William, 1778–1830, English essayist.
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You don't know how we women envy you men those wonderful walking-tours we can only read about in Hazlitt or Stevenson.
I believe it was Hazlitt whom I read first, and he helped me to clarify and formulate my admiration of Shakespeare as no one else had yet done; Lamb helped me too, and with all the dramatists, and on every hand I was reaching out for light that should enable me to place in literary history the authors I knew and loved.
Even the fairies in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hazlitt complained, were "full-grown, well-fed" and "six feet high.
Honorary doctorate recipients at UFM include Peter Thiel, Milton Friedman, Jose Maria Aznar, Michael Deaver, Viktor Frankl, Steve Forbes, Friedrich Hayek, Henry Hazlitt, James Buchanan, Walter Williams, Vernon L.
Next on the reading pile are Shopping in Ancient Rome by Claire Holleran, Climbing the Bookshelves by Shirley Williams and A Soldier of Substance by D W Bradbridge My favourite writers are Byron, Shakespeare, William Hazlitt.
By the time Henry Hazlitt wrote the first systematic dissection and demolition of "The General Theory in 1959'' ("The Failure of "The New Economics'') Keynes' macroeconomic errors had become the orthodoxy.
In fact, maybe it would be worthwhile to do a story on essayists: Montaigne, Orwell, Hazlitt.
enthusiasm of Hazlitt for the landscapes of Claude Lorraine or Byron for
Forster, Geoffrey of Monmouth, Henry Hazlitt, and Mark Twain.
Thomas Jefferson, Yoshida Kenko, Jamacia Kinkaid, Plato, Mary Wallstonecraft, Machiavelli, Joan Didion, Malcom Gladwell, Hazlitt, Haldane, Katherine Ann Porter, Steven Jay Gould, E.
von Hayek, Jacques Rueff, Henry Hazlitt, Murray Rothbard, Ludwig Lachmann, Ludwig von Mises, and William Hutt have already provided important arguments against Keynes and Keynesianism.
Like Colombatto, Hazlitt and Yeager recognize that policymaking requires value judgments about what is desirable and undesirable.