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 (kōl′rĭj, kō′lə-rĭj), Samuel Taylor 1772-1834.
British poet and critic who was a leader of the romantic movement. With William Wordsworth he published Lyrical Ballads (1798), which contains "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner," his best-known poem.


(Biography) Samuel Taylor. 1772–1834, English Romantic poet and critic, noted for poems such as The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798), Kubla Khan (1816), and Christabel (1816), and for his critical work Biographia Literaria (1817)


(ˈkoʊl rɪdʒ, ˈkoʊ lə-)

Samuel Taylor, 1772–1834, English poet, critic, and philosopher.
Cole•ridg′i•an, adj.
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