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Thomas De Quincey

Thomas Penson De Quincey ( /ˈtɒməs də ˈkwɪnsi/; 15 August 1785 – 8 December 1859) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821).

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