Questions tagged [confessions-of-english-opium-eater]

Questions about the essay 'Confessions of an English Opium-Eater' (1821) by Thomas De Quincey. Use this tag with the [thomas-de-quincey] tag.

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Equestrian statues and wooden logs, what's the connection?

Here's a quote from Tomas de Quincey's "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater": Turkish opium-eaters, it seems, are absurd enough to sit, like so many equestrian statues, on logs of wood as stupid ...