Who is Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (/ˈkoʊlərɪdʒ/; 21 October 1772 – 25 July 1834) was an English poet, literary critic, philosopher and theologian who, with his friend William Wordsworth, was a founder of the Romantic Movement in England and a member of the Lake Poets. He wrote the poems The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Kubla Khan, as well as the major prose work Biographia Literaria. His critical work, especially on William Shakespeare, was highly influential, and he helped introduce German idealist philosophy to English-speaking culture. Coleridge coined many familiar words and phrases, including suspension of disbelief. He had a major influence on Ralph Waldo Emerson and on American transcendentalism.

Throughout his adult life Coleridge had crippling bou...
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  • Uandiradiohq: tune in now to listen to --->> quintet for clarinet & strings in f sharp minor, op 10: larghetto affettuoso by samuel coleridge-taylor
  • Johnmcdonald15: from "biographia literaria" by samuel taylor coleridge, published in 1817. some current relevancy. "a debility and dimness of the imaginative power, and a consequent necessity of reliance on the immediate impressions of the senses, do, we well know, render the mind liable to...
  • George_maximus: "every man is born an aristotelian or a platonist. i do not think it possible that anyone born an aristotelian can become a platonist... the one considers reason a quality or attribute; the other considers it a power..." samuel taylor coleridge
  • Kitchensnicolas: "imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception." samuel taylor coleridge
  • Laverne_lawson: "the love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly father." - samuel taylor coleridge
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Golden Days
 by Robert Service

Another day of toil and strife,
Another page so white,
Within that fateful Log of Life
That I and all must write;
Another page without a stain
To make of as I may,
That done, I shall not see again
Until the Judgment Day.
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