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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!

natashajouk: I cannot properly convey the magnitude of this revelation in a tweet, but let’s just say Thomas Love Peacock is the Joukovskys’ key to all mythologies

hermeticlibrary: There are various ways of getting at secrets. … eavesdropping at key-holes, picking the locks of chests and desks, peeping into letters … Thomas Love Peacock, Nightmare Abbey

jsief: any fans of Thomas Love Peacock in the room?

vimota: Thomas Love Peacock (1823), official of the East India Trading Company, the original FAANG

chrishawtree: I am glad to see that Thomas Love Peacock's Melincourt appears soon in the Cambridge Edition.

DeadPoetsDaily: ‘The Rain-bow’ by Thomas Love Peacock ($)

QuotesFamous3: [power] Not drunk is he who from the floor - Can rise alone and still drink more But drunk is They, who prostrate lies, Without the power to drink or rise. - Thomas Love Peacock

SuperTCS: "My thoughts by night are often filled With visions false as fair: For in the past alone I build My castles in the air." - Thomas Love Peacock

QuwwatTakhayyul: ‘Swift as the meteor's midnight course, Swift as the cataract's headlong force, Swift as the clouds, whose changeful forms Hang on the rear of flying storms, So swift is Time's colossal stride Above the wrecks of human pride.’ —Thomas Love Peacock (1785–1866)

TheHojer: Not drunk is he who from the floor - Can rise alone and still drink more; But drunk is They, who prostrate lies, Without the power to drink or rise. Thomas Love Peacock

spernerevulgus: "I assume, of course, that the lecturer has marshalled his argument so that it lacks not (as the old divine puts it in Thomas Love Peacock) the primary requisites of a head and a tail." Arthur Quiller-Couch, 1927, A Lecture on Lectures

nokia50002: “Is ours a government of the people, by the people, for the people, or a kakistocracy rather, for the benefit of knaves at the cost of fools?” ― Thomas Love Peacock

arrroberts: Ever since watching "Anchorman" I can only ever say the name "Thomas Love Peacock" in the manner of Brick declaring his love for lamp.

mrtoughdev: "I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race." by Thomas Love Peacock

leobeeson: “I like the immaterial world. I like to live among thoughts and images of the past and the possible, and even of the impossible, now and then.” — Thomas Love Peacock, Gryll Grange

JaredMPollen: Vidal, from “Thomas Love Peacock: The Novel of Ideas” (1980):

GhostWithAJob: Lol. Thomas Love Peacock shredding the All Killer/No Filler binary to bits in 1818

LeeAnnHowlettVO: To Mrs. De St Croix on Her Recovery : Thomas Love Peacock : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

SarcasmLiving: A book that furnishes no quotations is no book. It is a plaything. – Thomas Love Peacock

MaceLikeSpace: 8. Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock. Hilarious short read here. Delightful ribbing on the depressive romanticism of the era. Now to catch up on Guillermo del Toro's recent film adaptation soon

SamQuill00: Plot twist: Thomas Love Peacock was the interior decorator.

NicholasPegg: And now for something completely different: my favourite anecdote about the great actor Sir Michael Redgrave. He once played the splendidly named Scythrop Glowry in a stage production of Thomas Love Peacock’s 19th-century gothic novel Nightmare Abbey. 1/3

SchoolDepotCoUk: Love Peacock, Thomas

aristofontes: I keep misreading 'Nightmare Alley' as 'Nightmare Abbey' and I'm like "YES! Finally the Thomas Love Peacock film we have been calling for!"

RogerWhitson: Is Guillermo Del Toro’s Nightmare Alley related in any way to Thomas Love Peacock’s Nightmare Abbey?

AlanNWhelan: Note for historical novelists. If you're writing the eighteenth century, read & steal from Henry Fielding. If you're writing the early nineteenth, Thomas Love Peacock over Austen. Late nineteenth? Thackeray x 3. Twentieth? Early: Waugh & Maugham. 2nd half: Amis pere & fils.

KissyMonster1: But though first love's impassion'd blindness    Has pass'd away in colder light I still have thought of you with kindness And shall do, till our last good-night.  Thomas Love Peacock

hermeticlibrary: the art of being miserable for misery's sake, has been brought to great perfection in our days Thomas Love Peacock, Nightmare Abbey

profbate: Darn, I thought for a moment this read *Nightmare Abbey* & would be based on my favorite Thomas Love Peacock novel.

latelordchatham: A penny drops: the log of HMS Hyaena (Popham served on it as midshipman) included Thomas Love as Master. One of Popham's secretaries was Thomas Love Peacock. A quick search suggests Master Love was Peacock's grandfather. Clearly Popham was keeping it in the "family"!

ricardovice: "From ten to eleven, at a breakfast for seven From eleven to noon, to begin twas too soon; From twelve to one, asked 'what's to be done?' From one to two, found nothing to do; From two to three began to foresee That from three to four would be a damned bore." —Thomas Love Peacock

SchoolDepotCoUk: Love Peacock, Thomas

PatremoirPress: Peacock poem in To the Lighthouse:

dfinestkodrea: “Clouds on clouds, in volumes driven, curtain round the vault of heaven.” - Thomas Love Peacock. ANDIABAYA SINGLES ONNET25

berfrois: Excerpt: 'Headlong Hall' by Thomas Love Peacock

berfrois: The Peacock in the Woolf

PatremoirPress: Andre Gerard on Thomas Love Peacock - Berfrois

txan1007: An eminent English poet and author, one Thomas Love Peacock once commented on the Westminster Parliament in 1817..quote, “ A corrupt administration estimates conscience and some cheeses by the same criterion. That it’s rottenness was its recommendation”un-quote. No change then !!

PatremoirPress: Andre Gerard on Thomas Love Peacock - Berfrois

PatremoirPress: 'Headlong Hall' by Thomas Love Peacock - Berfrois

skydog811: Excerpt: 'Headlong Hall' by Thomas Love Peacock - Berfrois

berfrois: "A heeltap! a heeltap! I never could bear it! So fill me a bumper, a bumper of claret! Let the bottle pass freely, don’t shirk it nor spare it, For a heeltap! a heeltap! I never could bear it!"

botthistweet: Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond. ~Thomas Love Peacock

Book_Addict: Happy birthday to English writer and poet Thomas Love Peacock (October 18, 1785), author of “Nightmare Abbey” (1818) et al.

Brookston: Happy Birthday English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company Thomas Love Peacock (October 18, 1785–January 23, 1866)

allrightblog: Today is the anniversary of the birth of Thomas Love Peacock. I drink to his memory, remembering these wise words: Not drunk is he, who from the floor Can rise alone, and still drink more; But drunk is he, who prostrate lies, Without the power to drink or rise.

SpearhafocA: Melincourt; Or, Sir Oran Haut-Ton (1817) by Thomas Love Peacock

authorbywater: 18 Oct 1785: Thomas Love Peacock, author of Nightmare Abbey, Crochet Castle and Headlong Hall, is born in Weymouth. http://t.co/V2YSmdHrNz

crankyuncle2: Born OTD 1785 Thomas Love Peacock, English author (Headlong Hall)

ramspacek: Thomas Love Peacock thought things were bad in HIS time. Sheesh...

digestivo: [400 Acessos] Never more, forever: a poesia na modernidade, ou Shelley versus Peacock ... de Thomas Love Peacock & Percy Byshee Shelley pela Bonecker - Uerj (2017)

mrtoughdev: Thomas Love Peacock, I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race.

hermeticlibrary: … it is not impossible that the infernal interruption of this fall downstairs may throw a colour of evil on the whole of my future existence. Thomas Love Peacock, Nightmare Abbey

IKounoupi: “for in the past alone I build my castles in the air” Thomas Love Peacock”

ElsaMc1878: My thoughts by night are often filled With visions false as fair: For in the past alone I build My castles in the air. I dwell not now on what may be: Night shadows o'er the scene: But still my fancy wanders free Through that which might have been—Thomas Love Peacock.

starkd1248: Yup. “I like the immaterial world. I like to live among thoughts and images of the past and the possible, and even of the impossible, now and then.” - Thomas Love Peacock

Page_Upon_Page: The works of Thomas Love Peacock (Published: 1967) Full text:

Thomas_comma_S: And I love that peacock and do this, (it’s the black square, can’t screenshot the actual image because NBC and it’s affiliates have to own all athletes and their images at all times of course) so I can watch and tweet when I don’t have access to two screens!

JamesLo05182499: Recently, I read Peacock's Nightmare Abbey, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Obviously, I am a huge Jane Austen fan. Why are so many people unaware of the existence of Thomas Love Peacock's writings? It seems to me that many people read only Austen's novels and nothing else.

Page_Upon_Page: The works of Thomas Love Peacock (Published: 1967) Full text:

IntoGreenwood: All wonderful depictions! If I were to allow myself the conceit of devision by media... Film: Olivia de Havilland 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' 1938 TV: Bernadette O'Farrell 'The Adventures of Robin Hood' 1955-59 Book: 'Maid Marian' by Thomas Love Peacock 1822

elif_elf_: “Oh, happy bird! were I like thee, I, too, would fly beyond the sea.” Thomas Love Peacock

mrtoughdev: I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race. - by Thomas Love Peacock

fytethefakepres: As in Liberal Leaders Andrew Peacock and >Alexander Downer< As in Dave Peacock Thomas Love Peacock (18 October 1785 – 23 January 1866) was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company. Are you getting this?

HKalibuku: In a bowl to sea went wise men three, On a brilliant night in June. They carried a net, and their hearts were set On fishing up the moon. Thomas Love Peacock (1785-1866) The Wise Men of Gotham 1837

hermeticlibrary: He slept with Horrid Mysteries under his pillow, & dreamed of venerable eleutherarchs & ghastly confederates holding midnight conventions in subterranean caves. Thomas Love Peacock, Nightmare Abbey

HaroldLXXV: Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock | Satire | Audiobook

BruceArthurs4: "The Devil in the likeness of a tall friar." Frederick Henry Townsend, 1895 (For an 1895 Macmillan edition of Thomas Love Peacock's MAID MARIAN, AND CASTLE CROCHET, the two novellas were first published separately in 1822 and 1831.)

solidaritywins: Is ours a government of the people, by the people, for the people, or a kakistocracy rather, for the benefit of knaves at the cost of fools? Thomas Love Peacock

epiccrescendo: Clouds on clouds, in volumes driven, Curtain round the vault of heaven. .... Dreams, which, beneath the hov’ring shades of night, Sport with the ever-restless minds of men, Descend not from the gods. Each busy brain Creates its own. ~ Thomas Love Peacock

ShenWineTours: “The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.” - Thomas Love Peacock

johnblase: that made placing his fork tines down at 4:20 all the more vital. In this and other ways he saw himself a carrier of culture, somewhat like those outlaws at the end of Fahrenheit 451 who'd memorized Thomas Love Peacock and the gospel of John.

chrishawtree: Johnson's covid speech today reminds me of Thomas Love Peacock's depiction of Coleridge as Mr. Facing-Both-Ways.

arojasc: “I like the immaterial world. I like to live among thoughts and images of the past and the possible, and even of the impossible, now and then.” - Thomas Love Peacock

crosswordtoday: 1861 Thomas Love Peacock novel whose characters include Mr Falconer (5,6) crossword clue

aristo__plato: Marriage may often be a stormy lakebut celibacy is almost always a muddy horse pond. - Thomas Love Peacock - marriage sympetalous

SusanBoylesCat: “Is ours a government of the people, by the people, for the people, or a kakistocracy rather, for the benefit of knaves at the cost of fools?” ― Thomas Love Peacock Victoria and Queensland know the answer but cowardice .....

AsaYounts: MELINCOURT is the second novel of Thomas Love Peacock, published in 1817. It is based on the "idea of an orangutan mimicking humanity." An orangutan called Sir Oran Haut-Ton is put forward as a candidate for election as a Member of Parliament. (I've seen that movie. Recently.)

ShenWineTours: “The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.” - Thomas Love Peacock

Odhiambo_Obonyo: “Is ours a government of the people, by the people, for the people, or a kakistocracy rather, for the benefit of knaves at the cost of fools?” ― Thomas Love Peacock

hermeticlibrary: He built many castles in the air … with secret tribunals … bands of illuminati, … imaginary instruments of his projected regeneration of the human species. Thomas Love Peacock, Nightmare Abbey

Bitcoin_Sam: "The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity." ~ Thomas Love Peacock

Billiam: Lyssa humana: First Lines: Thomas Love Peacock - Nightmare Abbey

mrtoughdev: Thomas Love Peacock said "I almost think it is the ultimate destiny of science to exterminate the human race."

BookRarities: 1896 Lot Set Of 5 Books By Thomas Love Peacock Melincourt, Gryll Grange

_Prinz_Ludwig: “The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.” ~ Thomas Love Peacock

kevmcveigh: How troublesome is day! It calls us from our sleep away; It bids us from our pleasant dreams awake, And sends us forth to keep or break Our promises to pay. How troublesome is day! - Thomas Love Peacock,

hermeticlibrary: … a new art of poetry … one of the first rules will be: To remember to forget that there are any such things as sunshine and music in the world. Thomas Love Peacock, Nightmare Abbey

QIQ_EveryDay: A book that furnishes no quotations is no book - it is a plaything. :- Thomas Love Peacock

AndrewJCrowther: Thomas Love Peacock's satirical novel "Melincourt" was published in 1817, the year after Jane Austen's "Emma". It includes a serious and surprisingly modern discussion of the idea of boycotting sugar as a product of the slave trade. (Peacock as Woke Warrior: discuss...)

Ta3allamEnglish: “Clouds on clouds, in volumes driven, / Curtain round the vault of heaven.” – Thomas Love Peacock

BennettLanu: “The waste of plenty is the resource of scarcity.” — Thomas Love Peacock

hermeticlibrary: Did our ancestors go peeping about with dark lanterns, and do we walk at our ease in broad sunshine? … What do we see … our ancestors saw not, and … is worth seeing? T L Peacock, Nightmare Abbey

Meenakshiiik: Clouds on clouds in volumes driven, Curtain round the vault of heaven. - Thomas Love Peacock



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