Table Talk : Essays on Men and Manners, by William Hazlitt

Table of Contents


  1. On the Pleasure of Painting
  2. The Same Subject Continued
  3. On the Past and Future
  4. On Genius and Common Sense
  5. The Same Subject Continued
  6. Character of Cobbett
  7. On People with One Idea
  8. On the Ignorance of the Learned
  9. The Indian Jugglers
  10. On Living to One’s-self
  11. On Thought and Action
  12. On Will-making
  13. On Certain Inconsistencies in Sir Joshua Reynolds’s Discourses
  14. The Same Subject Continued
  15. On Paradox and Common-place
  16. On Vulgarity and Affectation


  1. On a Landscape of Nicolas Poussin
  2. On Milton’s Sonnets
  3. On Going a Journey
  4. On Coffee-house Politicians
  5. On the Aristocracy of Letters
  6. On Criticism
  7. On Great and Little Things
  8. On Familiar Style
  9. On Effeminacy of Character
  10. Why Distant Objects Please
  11. On Corporate Bodies
  12. Whether Actors Ought to Sit in the Boxes?
  13. On the Disadvantages of Intellectual Superiority
  14. On Patronage and Puffing
  15. On the Knowledge of Character
  16. On the Picturesque and Ideal
  17. On the Fear of Death

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