The edition at this library reads:
SOURCE: DeQuincey, Thomas
"The Pleasures of Opium"
Confessions of an Opium Eater,
available at this library.
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"...here was the secret of happiness, about which philosophers had
disputed for so many ages, at once discovered; happiness might now be
bought for a penny, and carried in the waistcoat pocket; portable
ecstasies might be had corked up in a pint bottle; and peace of mind
could be sent down in gallons by the mail-coach..."