Thomas De Quincey

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

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28] Ortiz de Zarate, R,: Arte de la guerra, o maximas, e instrucciones del arte militar, escrito en frances por el Marques de Quincy, Teniente General de Artilleria.
According to De Quincy the opium-eating poet-philosopher would remain in a state of mind that could conjure up the dreamy worlds of fairies and phantoms (70).
15) Estas Memoires de Quincy fueron publicadas por la Societe de l'Histoire de France entre 1898 y 1901.
Indeed, judging by Canova's exchange of letters with Quatremere de Quincy on 6 February and 2 March 1816, he probably never knew about the Projet d'echange and had abandoned the idea of buying back his statue almost immediately after making the initial enquiries.
1 Which comedy actor and quiz show host appeared as Dr De Quincy in Happy Families?
From 1791, following a Revolutionary Decree, the church was converted into the Pantheon to commemorate the Great and Good, a transformation with which Antoine-Chrysostome Quatremere de Quincy (1755-1849) was closely connected.
Il ne manquait a cette persuasion ni de grands pretres, comme Quatremere de Quincy, et ce vulgarisateur passionne, Raoul-Rochette, ni des disseminateurs populaires.
Laszlo explores the physical and spiritual realities in the first half of this book, while in the last half he is joined by such thinkers as Jane Goodall, Stanislav Grof, Ralph Abraham, and Christian de Quincy, among others, who have all contributed essays that explore the sense of oneness of our ancestors that was replaced by the presumptions of modern science.
Naturalmente, el concepto de museo despertaria desde sus inicios una fuerte antipatia (que ha llegado intacta hasta nuestros dias): en sus Consideraciones sobre el destino de las obras de arte, de 1815, Quatremere de Quincy ya advertia que todo arte que entra en el museo se convierte, por definicion, en un arte del pasado.
Part II consists of two chapters juxtaposing divergent reactions to opium and addiction, first in the case of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who represents the repentant addict, and then in the case of Thomas De Quincy, who represents an apologist for addiction.
Humourless Thomas de Quincy, perhaps because he couldn't do it himself, was funambulatorily dismissive of it in Confessions of an Opium-Eater (1856):
Me gusta inclusive Michael Jackson, porque los arreglos de Quincy Jones son fascinantes; ademas, Michael Jackson es fascinante porque tiene una voz sensacional.
The Romantic Art of Confession: De Quincy, Musset, Sand, Lamb, Hogg, Fremy, Soulie, Janin.
Tanto Quatremere de Quincy como Chaveau-Lagarde, su defensor en el juicio de 1793, relacionan ese caracter de "filosofo" con su devocion por la Grecia clasica.
Ademas de la participacion en festivales de Viena, Perugia, Estambul y Nimes, en 1996 el grupo actuo en el Festival de Jazz de Monteaux como invitado especial de Quincy Jones para celebrar sus 50 anos en el mundo musical.