Who is Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock (18 October 1785 – 23 January 1866) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company. He was a close friend of Percy Bysshe Shelley and they influenced each other's work. Peacock wrote satirical novels, each with the same basic setting: characters at a table discussing and criticising the philosophical opinions of the day.

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Thomas Love Peacock Poems

  • Lines On The Death Of Julia
    Accept, bright spirit, reft in life's best bloom
    This votive wreath to thy untimely tomb.
    Formed to adorn all scenes, and charm in all,
    The fire-side circle, and the courtly hall; ...
  • Margaret Love Peacock
    Long night succeeds thy little day;
    Oh blighted blossom! can it be,
    That this grey stone, and grassy clay,
    Have clos'd our anxious care of thee? ...
  • The Legend Of St. Laura
    Saint Laura, in her sleep of death,
    Preserves beneath the tomb
    ---'Tis willed where what is willed must be---
    In incorruptibility ...
  • The Sundial
    The ivy o'er the mouldering wall
    Spreads like a tree, the growth of years:
    The wild wind through the doorless hall
    A melancholy music rears, ...
  • The Magic Bark

    O freedom! power of life and light!
    Sole nurse of truth and glory! ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Thomas Love Peacock

I Love You 15 Love 15 Light 12 Life 11 Long 10 Fear 9 Away 9 Bright 9 Song 9 Heart 8

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  • Atuson: marked as to-read: nightmare abbey by thomas love peacock
  • Brucearthurs4: two frederick henry townsend (1868-1920) illustrations for an 1896 edition of thomas love peacock's 1817 novel melincourt, or sir oran haut-ton, a wide-ranging satire of british society centered around an orangutan becoming a member of parliament.
  • St_orberose: "perhaps it is only wrong that arrests attention, because right is common, and wrong is rare. of the many thousand persons who walk daily through a street you only hear of one who has been robbed or knocked down." -thomas love peacock, "gryll grange"
  • Cykragnostic: thomas love peacock!
  • Purplemidneight: all weekend, i've been watching episodes of the 1960s series that girl. i love it! ran across an episode by accident and enjoyed it so much that i found the whole series on peacock. marlo thomas' comedic timing is impeccable!
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I'M Ceded-i'Ve Stopped Being Theirs
 by Emily Dickinson


I'm ceded-I've stopped being Theirs-
The name They dropped upon my face
With water, in the country church
Is finished using, now,
And They can put it with my Dolls,
My childhood, and the string of spools,

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