Gallery of notable men and women, compiled by the editor of The treasury of modern biography

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Sinopsis: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ... produced a deeper or a more general impression. His other contributions were various German translations and 'Letters to a Young Man whose Education has been neglected.' These letters drew from Charles Lamb the 'Letter to an Old Man whose Education had been neglected.' Charles Knight, the eminent publisher, with whom De Quincey resided for some time in London, tells the following story regarding him: 'Vast as were his acquirements, intuitive as was his appreciation of character and the motives of human action, unembarrassed as was his demeanour, pleasant and even mirthful his table-talk, De Quincey was as helpless in every position of responsibility as when he paced "stony-hearted Oxford Street," looking for the lost one. He was constantly beset by idle fears and vain imaginings. His sensitiveness was so extreme, in combination with the utmost ultra-courtesy of a gentleman, that he hesitated to trouble a servant with any personal request without a prefatory apology. My family were in the country in the summer of 1825, when he was staying at my house in Pall Mall, East. A friend or two had met him at dinner, and I had walked part of the way home with one of them. When I returned, I tapped at his chamber door to bid him good-night. He was sitting at the open window habited as a prize-fighter when he enters the ring. "You will take cold!" I exclaimed. "Where is your shirt?" "I have not a shirt--my shirts are unwashed." "But why not tell the servant to send them to the laundress?" "Ah! how could I presume to do that in Mrs. Knight's absence?"' Professor Wilson, in the Nodes Ambrosiana in Blackwood in October 1823 and 1825, spoke very highly of De Quincey, which was a.proof that his fame was spreading. In November 1825, Wilson wrote him a pressing...

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