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" ... to the facilities of conversation in those who had been abroad. In fact, the time we have spent there is both delightful, and in one sense instructive; but it appears to be cut out of our substantial, downright existence, and never to join kindly... "
Table-talk; or, Original essays - Page 52
by William Hazlitt - 1824
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The Fictions of Romantic Tourism: Radcliffe, Scott, and Mary Shelley

George Dekker - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 314 pages
...glamorous person than it was possible to be at home. "We are not the same," says Hazlitt, "but another, and perhaps more enviable individual, all the time we are out of our own country.'"' 5 Hazlitt claims to prefer traveling alone because the presence of a friend "comes in ungraciously...
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Approach To Life,The

O. C. (ed.) - 1993 - 194 pages
...substantial, downright existence, and never to join kindly on to it. We are not the same, but another, and perhaps more enviable individual, all the time we...themselves for a while from the ties and objects that recall them ; but we can be said only to fulfil our destiny in the place that gave us birth. 1 should...
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