first threw that spell; but God's great, unflattering laureate, Nature.
But the odes of Keats and of Wordsworth, a poem or two by Coleridge
, a few more by Shelley, discovered vast realms of the spirit that none had explored before.
In English philosophy too, many affinities may be traced, not only in the works of the Cambridge Platonists, but in great original writers like Berkeley or Coleridge
, to Plato and his ideas.
He was lying back comfortably in a deep arm-chair smoking a cigar, and ruminating the fruitful question as to whether Coleridge
had wished to marry Dorothy Wordsworth, and what, if he had done so, would have been the consequences to him in particular, and to literature in general.
Then we come to Wordsworth and Coleridge
, Pope, Johnson, Addison, Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats.
One of the greatest of poets, Coleridge
was one of the wisest of
Such has Swedenborg, such has Kant, such has Coleridge
, such has Hegel or his interpreter Cousin seemed to many young men in this country.
Until only 70 years ago poets such as Edgar Alan Poe, WB Yeats, John Keats, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
and Thomas Hardy were as famous as Ed Sheeran is today - and possibly more so.
, archbishop of Brisbane, was discussing his opposition to legislation that is currently being considered to decriminalize abortion in Queensland.
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner's somewhat awkward reception initially put Coleridge
into a difficulty of how to defend its lack of logic and unintelligibility of events.
In this sense, Coleridge
is said by Lowes to have written Kubla Khan and The Ancient Mariner as a result of his many readings in the field of travel literature, the material thus accumulated being "magically modified" in the "deep well of unconscious cerebration.
The event was organised by Cardiff University lecturer Chris Glynn, in order to launch the 80-day Coleridge
in Wales Festival, which celebrates Samuel Taylor Coleridge
's famous poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.