Thomas De Quincey

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


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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.
Importantly, he revealed that he had just heard that Canova had written to his friend, the influential writer Antoine-Chrysostome Quatremere de Quincy (1755-1849), regarding his wish to buy back the statue of Napoleon and transport it to Rome.
Still relevant today The English Opium Eater by Robert Morrison, Phoenix, pounds 14.99 THOMAS De Quincy was the original literary junkie - one of the strangest geniuses of the Romantic period.
Jasper de Quincy Adams, of the Queen's Dragoon Guards, known as the Welsh Cavalry, is helping the local police chief.
Enthusiastic overindulgence in drugs and/or alcohol has characterized the lifestyles of many artists of all persuasions but not since De Quincy has a writer made what amounts to a religion of the pleasures and pains of intoxication.
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.
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.
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.
Finally, in 1810, at the end of the long revolutionary wars with Britain (during which the French administrator in the Seychelles, Chevalier Queau de Quincy, capitulated seven times to the "mighty" British), France ceded both the Seychelles and Mauritius to Britain under the Treaty of Paris.