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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 Water, water, everywhere,And all the boards did shrink.Water, water everywhere,Nor any drop to drink. Quote Right
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Quote Left As it must not, so genius cannot be lawless; for it is even that constitutes its genius -- the power of acting creatively under laws of its own origination. 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 Friendship is like a sheltering tree. Quote Right
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Quote Left Poetry the best words in the best order. Quote Right
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