Quote for All Hallows’ Eve

On Murder 001

“Once a man indulges himself in murder, very soon he comes to think little of robbing; and from robbing he comes next to drinking and Sabbath-breaking, and from that to incivility and procrastination.” — Thomas De Quincey, “On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts”

2 thoughts on “Quote for All Hallows’ Eve

  1. I’ve been meaning to read that text for a while now, probably because I read something in which a writer I don’t really care for was trashing it.

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