William Hazlitt Quote

We have more faith in a well-written romance while we are reading it than in common history. The vividness of the representations in the one case more than counterbalances the mere knowledge of the truth of facts in the other.


Characteristics: in the manner of Rochefoucault's Maxims [by W. Hazlitt]. (ed. 1837)

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We have more faith in a well-written romance while we are reading it than in common history. The vividness of the representations in the one case...

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We have more faith in a well-written romance while we are reading it than in common history. The vividness of the representations in the one case...

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We have more faith in a well-written romance while we are reading it than in common history. The vividness of the representations in the one case...

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We have more faith in a well-written romance while we are reading it than in common history. The vividness of the representations in the one case...