Questions tagged [william-hazlitt]

Questions about the works of the English essayist and critic William Hazlitt (1778–1830) or his life as a writer.

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What does William Hazlitt mean about competitors in this letter to his son?

From William Hazlitt's letter to his son: Remember always that you are but one among others, and you can hardly mistake your place in society. In your father's house, you might do as you pleased: in ...