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Metropolitan writings

Author: William Hazlitt; Gregory Dart
Publisher: Manchester : FyfieldBooks, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of Hazlitt's city essays, characters from the Regency spring to life: Wordsworth and Byron; sportsmen and dandies; street jugglers and footmen and coffee house bores.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Hazlitt; Gregory Dart
ISBN: 1857547586 9781857547580
OCLC Number: 57282463
Description: xix, 199 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The Indian jugglers --
On living to one's-self --
On going a journey --
On coffee-house politicians --
On the aristocracy of letters --
Why distant objects please --
On Mr Wordsworth's "Excursion" --
On Londoners and country people --
Brummelliana --
On fashion --
On the want of money --
On the feeling of immortality in youth --
Of persons one would wish to have seen --
On footmen --
On a sun-dial --
The free admission --
The sick chamber --
The letter-bell.
Responsibility: William Hazlitt ; edited by Gregory Dart.

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Nicholas Lezard's Choice: The Incomparable Hazlitt Saturday 12th February, 2005 The Guardian Metropolitan Writings, by William Hazlitt (Fyfield, GBP9.95) A reasonably well-educated friend noticed Read more...

 
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