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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Comprehensive information about Samuel Taylor Coleridge including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Samuel Taylor Coleridge was an English poet, Romantic, literary critic and philosopher who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He is probably best known for his poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as for his major prose work Biographia Literaria. His critical work, especially on Shakespeare, was highly influential, and he helped introduce German idealist philosophy to English-speaking culture. He coined many familiar words and phrases, including the celebrated suspension of disbelief. He was a major influence, via Emerson, on American transcendentalism.. English poet This educational Samuel Taylor Coleridge resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Exclusively of the abstract sciences, the largest and worthiest portion of our knowledge consists of aphorisms and the greatest and best of men is but an aphorism. Quote Right
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Quote Left Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom Quote Right
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Quote Left Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain. Quote Right
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Quote Left The most happy marriage I can imagine to myself would be the union of a deaf man to a blind woman. Quote Right
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Quote Left And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim, like lamps in noisome air love them for what they are; nor love them less, because to thee they are not what they were. Quote Right
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