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I think, but am not sure, that I finished this portrait or another afterwards on the same day that the news of the battle of Austerlitz came; I walked out in the afternoon, and, as I returned, saw the evening star set over a poor man's cottage with other thoughts and feelings than I shall ever have again.
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It concludes with a deeply personal account of an occasion when Hazlitt painted his father's portrait in the Unitarian chapel at WemShropshire.