Who is Hartley Coleridge

Hartley Coleridge, possibly David Hartley Coleridge, (19 September 1796 – 6 January 1849) was an English poet, biographer, essayist, and teacher. He was the eldest son of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. His sister Sara Coleridge was a poet and translator, and his brother Derwent Coleridge was a scholar and author. Hartley was named after the philosopher David Hartley.

BiographyEarly life Hartley was born in Clevedon, a small village near Bristol. His father mentions Hartley in several poems, including the well known Frost at Midnight, where he addresses him as his "babe so beautiful", and in his The Nightingale: A Conversation Poem, both of which are concerned with young Hartley's future.

In the Autumn of 1800 Samuel Taylor Coleridge ...
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Hartley Coleridge Poems

  • The Solitary-hearted
    She was a queen of noble Nature's crowning,
    A smile of hers was like an act of grace;
    She had no winsome looks, no pretty frowning,
    Like daily beauties of the vulgar race:...
  • Song
    She is not fair to outward view
    As many maidens be,
    Her loveliness I never knew
    Until she smiled on me;...
  • Friendship
    When we were idlers with the loitering rills,
    The need of human love we little noted:
    Our love was nature; and the peace that floated
    On the white mist, and dwelt upon the hills,...
  • Early Death
    She pass'd away like morning dew
    Before the sun was high;
    So brief her time, she scarcely knew
    The meaning of a sigh....
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Top 10 most used topics by Hartley Coleridge

Love 4 I Love You 4 Sweet 3 Away 2 Soul 2 Nature 2 Human 2 Joy 2 Heart 2 Light 2


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  • Violent_mango: update on my sad little life nobody asked for: coleridge the monstera had a child this weekend via propagation and i called it hartley.
  • Dehgani1: each one his objects seeks with anxious chase, and i have not a common hope with any: thus, like one drop of oil upon a flood, in uncommunicating solitude, single am i amid the countless many. hartley coleridge
  • Ronjohncares: "a baffled despot is the vulgarest of dirty wretches no matter whether he be the despot of a nation vindicating its rights or of a donkey sinking under its load .(hartley coleridge.1796-1845)
  • Anicolson: coleridge watches little hartley:
  • Kl_elliott: but what is freedom? rightly understood, a universal license to be good. -david hartley coleridge (1833)
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