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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater By THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The ... ...The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater By THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Note Book ... ...IC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Th... ...S SERIES PUBLICATION The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portabl... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey, t... ...h the two earliest of the three, viz., the immor- tal Williams’ murders of 1812. The act and the actor are each separately in the highest degree inter... ...he highest degree interesting; and, as forty- two years have elapsed since 1812, it cannot be supposed that either is known circumstantially to the me... ... own memories, unsupported by a grand traditional history of persecutions— conflicts—and martyrdoms, lurking moreover in blind al- leys, holes, corner...

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Miscellaneous Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...Miscellaneous ESSAYS By THOMAS DE QUINCEY A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Miscellaneous ... ...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. ... ... Electronic Classics Series Publication Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Porta... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania Sta... ...he file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Clas- sics... ...roblem until further knowledge should enable me to solve it. At length, in 1812, Mr. Williams made his début on the stage of Ratcliffe High- way, and ... ...ead he 42 was not; and of that we soon had ocular proof. One morn- ing in 1812, an amateur surprised us with the news that he had seen T oad-in-the-h... ...hich were gradually moulding the destinies of Christendom, with the vulgar conflicts of ordinary warfare, which are oftentimes but gladiatorial trials...

...Excerpt: From my boyish days I had always felt a great perplexity on one point in Macbeth. It was this: the knocking at the gate, which succeeds to the murder of Duncan, produced to my feelings an effect for which I never could account. The effect was, that it reflected back upon the murder a peculiar a...

...Contents On the Knocking at the Gate, in Macbeth....................................................4 On Murder, Considered as One of the Fine Arts .........................................9 LECTURE....................................................................

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...MEMORIALS and OTHER PAPERS By THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Memo... ...MEMORIALS and OTHER PAPERS By THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Memorials and ... ...RONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portabl... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvan... ... (those two of them especially which so profoundly impressed the nation in 1812) were in themselves, for dramatic effect, the most impressive on recor... ... currish of enemies. Those who fancied so much adventurousness in the lion conflicts of Mr. Gordon Cumming appear never to have read the missionary tr... ...eculiar denomination are also those which record its hon- orable political conflicts; so that his own connection, through his religious brotherhood, w... ...he Russian service as mere private sec- retary to Admiral Tchitchagoff, in 1812, had, in a space of three years, insinuated himself into the favor of ...

...ouse exclusively; not with any view to further emolument, but as an acknowledgment of the services which you have already rendered me; namely, first, in having brought together so widely scattered a collection--a difficulty which in my own hands by too painful an experience I had found from nervous depression to be absolutely insurmountable; secondly, in having made me a p...

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Biographical Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Biographica... ...BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Biographical E... ... PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Th... ...E ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portabl... ...rge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ntained within the document or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania Stat... ...the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics S... ...den peripetteia, in the revolutionary catastrophe, and in the tu- multuous conflicts, through persons or through situations, of the tragic drama. Ther... ...om visited London, and Lamb so seldom quitted it. Somewhere about 1810 and 1812 I must have met Lamb repeatedly at the Courier Office in the Strand; t...

...pt: William Shakespeare, the protagonist on the great arena of modern poetry, and the glory of the human intellect, was born at Stratford-upon- Avon, in the county of Warwick, in the year 1564, and upon some day, not precisely ascertained, in the month of April. It is certain that he was baptized on the 25th; and from that fact, combined with some shadow of a tradition, Ma...

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