De Quincey

  • (noun): English writer who described the psychological effects of addiction to opium (1785-1859).
    Synonyms: Thomas De Quincey

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The English Mail-Coach
... The English Mail-Coach is an essay by the English author Thomas De Quincey ... poetry to a comparison of the River Thames with the Mississippi), De Quincey discusses the "grandeur and power" of the mail-coach ride prior to the invention of the railroad, the mail coach represented the ultimate ... Perhaps the most memorable and frequently-cited portion of Part I is De Quincey's comparison of one veteran mail-coachman to a crocodile ...
The Infernal Devices - Plot - Clockwork Angel
... find a clockwork automaton wrapped in human flesh, who identifies the vampire named de Quincey as the Magister and says that he has Tessa's brother ... Tessa and Will infiltrate one of de Quincey's parties ... At his parties de Quincey slowly drains a human victim this is against the Accord, which allows the Shadowhunters to attack de Quincey ...
Christian De Quincey - Biography
... De Quincey is a professor of Philosophy and Consciousness Studies at John F ... De Quincey was formerly managing editor on Shift magazine (IONS Review), from the Institute of Noetic Sciences ... De Quincey earned his PhD in Philosophy and Religion from the California Institute of Integral Studies, and a master’s degree in Consciousness Studies from John F ...
Suspiria De Profundis - Publication
... De Quincey left the work incomplete in its original publication, in Blackwood's Magazine in the Spring and Summer of 1845 ... Among De Quincey's papers, left after his death in 1859, was discovered a list of 32 items that would have comprised the complete Suspiria, if the work had ever been finished ... The Affliction contains De Quincey's childhood recollections of the deaths of two of his sisters.) Yet for the most part, the Suspiria are commonly defined as relatively brief essays, including Dreaming — the ...

Famous quotes containing the word quincey:

    Thou hast the keys of Paradise, O just, subtle, and mighty opium!
    —Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859)