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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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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


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Quote Left There is one art of which man should be master, the art of reflection. 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 Oh worse than everything, is kindness counterfeiting absent love. 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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Quote Left Our quaint metaphysical opinions, in an hour of anguish, are like playthings by the bedside of a child deathly sick. Quote Right
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