Thomas De Quincey

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Noun1.Thomas De Quincey - English writer who described the psychological effects of addiction to opium (1785-1859)Thomas De Quincey - English writer who described the psychological effects of addiction to opium (1785-1859)
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The castle and town of Ashby, at this time, belonged to Roger de Quincy, Earl of Winchester, who, during the period of our history, was absent in the Holy Land.
Les Bataves ont retorque durant le second acte, par l'intermediaire de Quincy Promes a l'heure de jeu (59e).
In the words of Thomas De Quincy "Coleridge was a poet, a philosopher, an opium-eater, a prolific dreamer: a man whose poetry was 'shrouded in mystery-supernatural-like the "ancient mariner"-awfully sublime.'"5 But his dreams are not of wish-fulfilment or fantasy-ridden; they are nightmares of haunting guilt, abandonment, and negligence.
El chevalier Thomas de Quincy compara a su heroe--el chevalier de Folard--con Don Quijote en sus Memoires (393-94).
Winckelmann l'affirmait dejA: en imitant les modeles antiques, l'artiste se fera "une regle pour lui-meme" (27) et Quatremere de Quincy tient A preciser des le premier paragraphe de son Essai sur l'imitation ce qu'il entend par ce terme:
Fear spread across London and news of the murders even reached the poet Thomas De Quincy, who was living in the Lake District, and inspired him to write the essay On Murder Considered As One of the Fine Arts.
11 Who played Dr De Quincy in the Jennifer Saunders sitcom Happy Families?