This volume contains a collection of critical literary essays written by George Saintsbury. The writers dealt with in these criticisms include De Quincey, Sydney Smith, George Crabbe, and many more. This volume is recommended for students of English literature, and it will be of considerable utility to those with an interest in important nineteenth century writers. The essays include: "e;Crabbe"e;, "e;Hogg"e;, "e;Sydney Smith"e;, "e;Jeffrey"e;, "e;Hazlitt"e;, "e;Moore"e;, "e;Leigh Hunt"e;, "e;Peacock"e;, "e;Wilson"e;, "e;De Quincey"e;, "e;Lockhart"e;, "e;Praed"e;, and "e;Borrow"e;. George Edward Bateman Saintsbury (1845 - 1933) was an English Author, scholar, and critic. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.