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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 Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom Quote Right
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Quote Left A religion, that is, a true religion, must consist of ideas and facts both; not of ideas alone without facts, for then it would be mere Philosophy; -- nor of facts alone without ideas, of which those facts are symbols, or out of which they arise, or upon which they are grounded: for then it would be mere History. Quote Right
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Quote Left How inimitably graceful children are in general before they learn to dance! 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 Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole. Quote Right
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