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Biographical Essays

By: Thomas de Quincey

...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... ...ngoing student publication project to bring classical works of literature, in English, to free and easy access of those wishing to make use of them. C... ...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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