De Quincey

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English writer who described the psychological effects of addiction to opium (1785-1859)

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Strangely, as a writer whose explorations are pathologically of the past, De Quincey ends his corpus with a text whose moments of event and writing are his most contemporaneous.
Queen's Dragoons put through their paces (main) and commander Jasper de Quincey Adams (inset)
Murder and Art: Thomas De Quincey and the Ratcliffe Highway Murders.
In 1845, De Quincey was to declare the second edition to be |a travesty of the first .
Sample topics include the literary relationship between Southey and Thomas De Quincey and Southey's role in shaping 19th-century ideologies of the Orient.
In this, as in many other respects, De Quincey resembles the 'noticeable man with large grey eyes.
Listening to the work's dedicatee Tatiana Nikolayeva on disc, the E flat minor Prelude's insistent trills and tremolos sounded like vamping but in Donohoe's hands they tolled menacingly and manically like La campanella heard by De Quincey after a heavy night on laudanum.
Lieutenant Colonel Jasper de Quincey Adams, the commanding officer, added: "This was another classic example of the Afghan National Security Forces and the International Security Assistance Force working together to relentlessly pursue the insurgent throughout Helmand.
The first occupant of the house after it was built in 1805-08 was the poet Wordsworth, who lived there with his wife Mary, their three children, his sister Dorothy and literary friends Thomas de Quincey and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
30pm to 9pm and Skewed View's Opium: The Confessions of Thomas De Quincey from 9.
1859: Thomas de Quincey, essayist and opium addict, died in Scotland.
I learned about daily life at Dove Cottage for the Wordsworth family and their literary friends, Coleridge, De Quincey and painter Constable; and the Bronte family and more.
De Quincey had been introduced to laudanum in 1804 as a treatment for trigeminal neuralgia, a disease of the trigeminal nerve that runs down the face.