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Tuesday, 24 August 2010

"the hope of eternal life"


SPES DUCIS ÆTERNAE
Originally uploaded by Leo Reynolds


Beneath the castle in Edinburgh's city centre churchyard Thomas De Quincey lies buried, author of Confessions Of An Opium Eater and the by-turns satirical and philosophical essay and story collection On Murder among other writings, and a prime influence on Jorge Luis Borges and Edgar Allan Poe.

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