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obligateme: Nightmare Abbey by Thomas Love Peacock...

Eloriel: Long live the kakistocracy - government by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens. Used by Thomas Love Peacock in 1829, but gained use in the early twenty-first century to criticize populist governments emerging in democracies around the world.

j_n_l_a: Where my Thomas Love Peacock fans at?

Pradeep_tk: A kakistocracy (English pronunciation: /kækɪsˈtɑkɹəsi/) is a state or country run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens. The word was coined by English author Thomas Love Peacock in 1829. Just feel this word in present conditions.

BassRck4: kakistocracy (English pronunciation: /kækɪsˈtɑkɹəsi/) is a system of government which is run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens. ... It was also used by English author Thomas Love Peacock in 1829, but gained significant usage in the 21st century.

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

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ghalib: Thomas Love Peacock’s early 19th-century poem on working in a big company:

LyppardBooks: Nothing like Thomas Love Peacock to brighten an overcast day: Landscaping and its hazards, in Headlong Hall, London 1816.

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

hermeticlibrary: She discovered, when it was too late, that she had mistaken the means for the end—that riches, rightly used, are instruments of happiness, but are not in themselves happiness. Thomas Love Peacock, Nightmare Abbey

KSAAcomm: P. B. Shelley writes to Thomas Love Peacock: 'I am delighted with Nightmare Abbey. I think Scythrop a character admirably conceived & executed, & I know not how to praise sufficiently the lightness chastity & strength of the language of the whole.' (20-21 June 1819)

somequotesbot: "Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horsepond." - Thomas Love Peacock

RobinHC1960: “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 Wren's week: A look inside Morrison's dirty cabinet

quoteoid: Get up chasing after. -Thomas Love Peacock

iqbaldean_: "love and age" by Thomas Love Peacock

endless_bkshelf: recent reading : Thomas Love Peacock. Crotchet Castle [1831]. Edited by Richard Garnett. London, Dent, 1893. [delighted by Peacock’s sharp satire & mutable form : a novel until it needs to be a play with musical interludes, then back to the novel]

Bass5thsTeague: Kakistocracy. n. coined by English author Thomas Love Peacock in 1829. Meaning: "government by the worst elements of a society," coined on analogy of its opposite, aristocracy, from Greek kakistos "worst,"...

endless_bkshelf: recent reading : Thomas Love Peacock. Headlong Hall [1816]. Edited by Richard Garnett. London, Dent, 1899 / list-poems, house parties, & four weddings : satire of the novel of manners written 1815 (before Emma), “the first revelation of Peacock’s peculiar genius” (Garnett)

endless_bkshelf: current reading : Thomas Love Peacock. Crochet Castle [1831]. Edited by Richard Garnett. London, Dent, 1899. / “Peacock at his zenith” (Garnett)

endless_bkshelf: re-reading : Thomas Love Peacock. Nightmare Abbey [1818]. Edited by Richard Garnett. London, Dent, 1899.

TomCadwallender: Beyond the sea, beyond the sea My heart is gone, far, far from me My thoughts, my dreams, beyond the sea Beyond the sea, beyond the sea The swallow wanders fast and free I, too, would fly beyond the sea Thomas Love Peacock Alnmouth, Northumberland @alnwickgazette @northcoastaonb

Souledge_za: KAKISTOCRACY - coined by Thomas Love Peacock in 1829 - a state or country led by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens.

KSAAcomm: 'I think [Keats's 'Hyperion'] very fine. His other poems are worth little; but if the 'Hyperion' be not grand poetr...

todayquotes: "The mountain sheep are sweeter, but the valley sheep are fatter; we therefore deem it meeter to carry off the latt...

LozarnWines: "The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams." - Thomas Love Peacock, Melincourt;...

okdave: The Donald Trump Kakistocracy is a system of government which is run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrup...

jsn_goodwin: Thomas Love Peacock was such a beautiful boy that Queen Charlotte once stopped her carriage to give him a kiss. He...

mirjavaldes: Suena divertido, pero no lo es: "Is a system of government which is run by the worst, least qualified, or most uns...

cyberdean07: "Is ours a government of the people, by the people, for the people, or a kakistocracy rather, for the benefit of kn...

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