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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 Some men are like musical glasses; to produce their finest tones you must keep them wet. Quote Right
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Quote Left Advice is like snow -- the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind. Quote Right
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Quote Left Five miles meandering with mazy motion, Through dale the sacred river ran, Then reached the caverns measureless to man, And sank the tumult to a lifeless ocean: And 'mid this tumult Kubla heard from far Ancestral voices prophesying war! Quote Right
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Quote Left I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of toleration. 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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