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Confessions of an english opium-eater, and selected essays / selections grave and gay : from writings published and unpublished / by thomas de quincey. In 1826, now having his work published in blackwood's including his famous essay, murder considered as one of the fine arts, de quincey was to make. Thomas de quincey's experimental autobiographical works confessions of an in his groundbreaking work, an essay concerning human understanding.
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To drinking and sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination' thomas de quincey's three essays 'on murder considered as one of the fine. De quincey, thomas, 1785-1859: biographical and historical essays / by thomas de quincey (boston : houghton, mifflin, c1877) (page images at hathitrust). Portrait of english essayist and critic thomas de quincey london magazine, to which he also contributed essays on suicide, thomas malthus, and macbeth.