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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 Reviewers are usually people who would have been, poets, historians, biographer, if they could. They have tried their talents at one thing or another and have failed; therefore they turn critic. Quote Right
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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 O Lady! we receive but what we give, And in our life alone does Nature live: 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 Rights! There are no rights whatever without corresponding duties. Look at the history of the growth of our constitution, and you will see that our ancestors never upon any occasion stated, as a ground for claiming any of their privileges, an abstract right inherent in themselves; you will nowhere in our parliamentary records find the miserable sophism of the Rights of Man. Quote Right
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