From The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas De Quincey, by Robert Morrison
PERSECUTED BY LAMBS
"(Lamb) lived now with Mary at No. 20 Great Russell Street, not far from De Quincey's York Street door, and on many evenings De Quincey went over to dine, for brother and sister 'absolutely persecuted' him 'with hospitalities.'"
From Chapter Eight: Famous