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Thomas Love Peacock

Thomas Love Peacock

Born: October 18, 1785
Birthplace: Weymouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom
Died: January 23, 1866

Occupation: Author, Poet, and Playwright
Profile: Best known for Nightmare Abbey.

Number of Quotes: 2

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.

There are two reasons for drinking: one is, when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it.

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