Who is Samuel Taylor ColeridgeSamuel 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.
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge Poems
- The Garden Of Boccaccio (exerpt)
Of late, in one of those most weary hours,
When life seems emptied of all genial powers,
A dready mood, which he who ne'er has known
May bless his happy lot, I sate alone; ...
- The Improvisatore - Or, `john Anderson, My Jo, John'
Scene - A spacious drawing-room, with music-room adjoining.
Katharine. What are the words?
- Fragment, (the Body)
Eternal Shadow of the finite Soul,
The Soul's self-symbol, its image of itself.
Its own yet not itself...
- Songs From The Play "zapolya"
(Act II, Scene I, lines 65-80)
A sunny shaft did I behold, ...
- The Blossoming Of The Solitary Date-tree
Top 10 most used topics by Samuel Taylor ColeridgeLove 91 I Love You 91 Heart 70 Sweet 68 Soul 63 Life 52 Light 49 Dear 47 Beneath 42 Joy 40
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quotes
- Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests.
- Works of imagination should be written in very plain language the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
- What comes from the heart goes to the heart.
- Advice is like snow the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
- Works of imagination should be written in very plain language; the more purely imaginative they are the more necessary it is to be plain.
Comments about Samuel Taylor Coleridge
- Divi_by_zero: blessed birthday to samuel taylor coleridge. this day 1772. ~~ 'god save thee, ancient mariner! from the fiends, that plague thee thus!— why look'st thou so?'—with my cross-bow i shot the albatross. ~~
- Uandiradiohq: playing now --->> piano quintet in g minor, op. 1: larghetto by samuel coleridge-taylor
- Tarihist: qotd: “in politics, what begins in fear usually ends in folly.” — samuel taylor coleridge
- Tisa_vina: "the happiness of life is made up of the little charities of a kiss or smile, a kind look, a heartfelt compliment." samuel taylor coleridge
- Morningstaruk: the rime of the ancient mariner - samuel taylor coleridge 1916 the authors longest poem first written in 1797-1798.