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.

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  • 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.
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How slow the Wind'
 by Emily Dickinson

1571

How slow the Wind-
how slow the sea-
how late their Fathers be!



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