Thomas Love Peacock
Thomas Love Peacock (18 October 1785 – 23 January 1866) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company. He was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and they influenced each other's work. Peacock wrote satirical novels, each with the same basic setting — characters at a table discussing and criticising the philosophical opinions of the day.
Read more about Thomas Love Peacock.
Famous quotes containing the words peacock, thomas and/or love:
“The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.”
—Thomas Love Peacock (17851866)
“And these poor nerves so wired to the skull
Ache on the lovelorn paper....”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)
“She was a child and I was a child,
In this kingdom by the sea,
But we loved with a love that was more than love
I and my Annabel Lee
With a love that the winged seraphs of Heaven
Coveted her and me.”
—Edgar Allan Poe (18091849)