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Quotation by Thomas De Quincey
It was a Sunday afternoon, wet and cheerless; and a duller spectacle this earth of ours has not to show than a rainy Sunday in London.
Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859), British author. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, pt. 2, "The Pleasures of Opium," (1822).
Recalling the day in 1804 when he first took opium.
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