The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1
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The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1

By Thomas De Quincey
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  • THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS
    • OF
  • THOMAS DE QUINCEY.
    • EDITED FROM THE ORIGINAL MSS., WITH INTRODUCTIONS AND NOTES.
      • BY
    • BY
    • ALEXANDER H. JAPP,
      • VOLUME I.
    • VOLUME I.
    • SUSPIRIA DE PROFUNDIS.
      • With Other Essays,
      • CRITICAL, HISTORICAL, BIOGRAPHICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, IMAGINATIVE AND HUMOROUS,
        • BY
      • BY
    • With Other Essays,
    • CRITICAL, HISTORICAL, BIOGRAPHICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, IMAGINATIVE AND HUMOROUS,
      • BY
    • BY
    • THOMAS DE QUINCEY.
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
    • GENERAL INTRODUCTION.
  • DE QUINCEY'S POSTHUMOUS WORKS.
    • I. SUSPIRIA DE PROFUNDIS.
      • Introduction, with Complete List of the 'Suspiria.'
      • SUSPIRIA DE PROFUNDIS.
      • 1.—The Dark Interpreter.
      • 2.—The Solitude of Childhood.
      • 3.—Who is this Woman that beckoneth and warneth me from the Place where she is, and in whose Eyes is Woeful Remembrance? I guess who she is.
      • 4.—THE PRINCESS WHO OVERLOOKED ONE SEED IN A POMEGRANATE.
      • 5.—NOTES FOR 'SUSPIRIA.'
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • Introduction, with Complete List of the 'Suspiria.'
    • SUSPIRIA DE PROFUNDIS.
    • 1.—The Dark Interpreter.
    • 2.—The Solitude of Childhood.
    • 3.—Who is this Woman that beckoneth and warneth me from the Place where she is, and in whose Eyes is Woeful Remembrance? I guess who she is.
    • 4.—THE PRINCESS WHO OVERLOOKED ONE SEED IN A POMEGRANATE.
    • 5.—NOTES FOR 'SUSPIRIA.'
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • II. THE LOVELIEST SIGHT FOR WOMAN'S EYES.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • III. WHY THE PAGANS COULD NOT INVEST THEIR GODS WITH ANY IOTA OF GRANDEUR.
    • IV. ON PAGAN SACRIFICES.
    • V. ON THE MYTHUS.
    • VI. DAVID'S NUMBERING OF THE PEOPLE—THE POLITICS OF THE SITUATION.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • VII. THE JEWS AS A SEPARATE PEOPLE.
    • VIII. 'WHAT IS TRUTH?' THE JESTING PILATE SAID—A FALSE GLOSS.
    • IX. WHAT SCALIGER SAYS ABOUT THE EPISTLE TO JUDE.
    • X. MURDER AS A FINE ART.
      • (SOME NOTES FOR A NEW PAPER.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • (SOME NOTES FOR A NEW PAPER.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XI. ANECDOTES—JUVENAL.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XII. ANNA LOUISA.
      • SPECIMEN TRANSLATION FROM VOSS IN HEXAMETERS, WITH LETTER TO PROFESSOR W. ('CHRISTOPHER NORTH').
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • SPECIMEN TRANSLATION FROM VOSS IN HEXAMETERS, WITH LETTER TO PROFESSOR W. ('CHRISTOPHER NORTH').
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XIII. SOME THOUGHTS ON BIOGRAPHY.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XIV. GREAT FORGERS: CHATTERTON AND WALPOLE, AND 'JUNIUS.'
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XV. DANIEL O'CONNELL.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XVI. FRANCE PAST AND FRANCE PRESENT.
    • XVII. ROME'S RECRUITS AND ENGLAND'S RECRUITS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XVIII. NATIONAL MANNERS AND FALSE JUDGMENT OF THEM.
    • XIX. INCREASED POSSIBILITIES OF SYMPATHY IN THE PRESENT AGE.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XX. THE PRINCIPLE OF EVIL.
    • XXI. ON MIRACLES.
    • XXII. 'LET HIM COME DOWN FROM THE CROSS.'
    • XXIII. IS THE HUMAN RACE ON THE DOWN GRADE?
    • XXIV. BREVIA: SHORT ESSAYS (IN CONNECTION WITH EACH OTHER.)
      • 1.—Paganism and Christianity—the Ideas of Duty and Holiness.
      • 2.—MORAL AND PRACTICAL.
      • 3.—On Words And Style.
      • 4.—Theological and Religious.
      • 5.—Political, etc.
      • 6.—Personal Confessions, etc.
      • 7.—Pagan Literature.
      • 8.—Historical, etc.
      • 9.—Literary.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • 1.—Paganism and Christianity—the Ideas of Duty and Holiness.
    • 2.—MORAL AND PRACTICAL.
    • 3.—On Words And Style.
    • 4.—Theological and Religious.
    • 5.—Political, etc.
    • 6.—Personal Confessions, etc.
    • 7.—Pagan Literature.
    • 8.—Historical, etc.
    • 9.—Literary.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • XXV. OMITTED PASSAGES AND VARIATIONS.
      • 1.—The Rhapsodoi.
      • 2.—Mrs. Evans and the 'Gazette.'
      • 3.—A Lawsuit Legacy.
      • 4.—The True Justifications of War.
      • 5.—Philosophy Defeated.
      • 6.—The Highwayman's Skeleton.
      • 7.—The Ransom for Waterloo.
      • 8.—Desiderium.
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • THE END.
    • 1.—The Rhapsodoi.
    • 2.—Mrs. Evans and the 'Gazette.'
    • 3.—A Lawsuit Legacy.
    • 4.—The True Justifications of War.
    • 5.—Philosophy Defeated.
    • 6.—The Highwayman's Skeleton.
    • 7.—The Ransom for Waterloo.
    • 8.—Desiderium.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE END.
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