Plain Speaker

Some articles on plain speaker:

William Hazlitt - Life and Works - The Philosopher, Again
... A number were saved for later publication in The Plain Speaker in 1826, while others remained uncollected.) Another article written in this period, "On the Pleasure of Hating" (1823 included in The ... were written, for example, biographer Stanley Jones deemed Hazlitt's Table-Talk and The Plain Speaker together to constitute "the major work of his life", and critic David Bromwich called many of these ...

Famous quotes containing the words speaker and/or plain:

    I learn immediately from any speaker how much he has already lived, through the poverty or the splendor of his speech. Life lies behind us as the quarry from whence we get tiles and copestones for the masonry of today. This is the way to learn grammar. Colleges and books only copy the language which the field and the work-yard made.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I am so far from thinking the maxims of Confucius and Jesus Christ to differ, that I think the plain and simple maxims of the former, will help to illustrate the more obscure ones of the latter, accommodated to the then way of speaking.
    Matthew Tindal (1653–1733)