• But my way of writing is rather to think aloud, and follow my own humours, than much to consider who is listening to me; and, if I stop to consider what is proper to be said to this or that person, I shall soon come to doubt whether any part at all is proper.

    Thomas De Quincey (2009). “Confessions of an English Opium-Eater: Being an Extract from the Life of a Scholar”, p.107, The Floating Press