The Complete Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (volume 3); With An Introductory Essay Upon His…

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bySamuel Taylor Coleridge

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Excerpt: ... BIOGRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO THE BIOGRAPHIA LITERARIA. BY THE LATE H. N. OOLEBIDGE, ESQ., M.A. CHAPTER I. [1112 to 1791.] While here, thou fed'at upon ethereal beams, As If thou bad'st not a terrestrial birtk J-- Beyond material objects was thy sight; Tn the clouds woven was thy lucid robe I Jlk I teko can tell In tittle far title epkere That frame erne fitted ef empyreal fire /* Samuel Tatlor Coleridgx was the youngest child of the Reverend John Coleridge, Chaplain-Priest and Vicar of the Parish of Ottery St. Mary, in the county of Devon, and Master of the Free Grammar, or King's School, as it is called, founded by Heury Vin. in that town. His mother's maiden name was Ann Bowdon. He was born at Ottery on the 21st of October, 1772, "about eleven o'clock in the forenoon," as his father, the Vicar, has, with rather unusual particularity, entered it in the register. John Coleridge, who was born in 1719, and finished his education at Sidney-Sussex College, Cambridge,f was a country clergyman and schoolmaster of no ordinary kind. He was a good Greek and Latin scholar, a profound Hebraist, and, according to the measure of his day, an accomplished mathematician. He was on terms of literary friendship with Samuel Badcock, and, by his knowledge of Hebrew, rendered material assistance to Dr. Kennicott, in his well-known critical works. Some curious1 papers on theological and antiquarian subjects appear with his signature in the early numbers of The Gentleman's Magazine, between the years 1745 and 1780; almost all of * [From a Sonnet To Coleridge by Sir Egerton Bridges--written 16th Feb. 1887.--S. C] t [He was matriculated at Sidney a sizar on the 18th of March, 1748, but does not appear to have taken any degree at the University.--S. C which have been inserted in the interesting volumes of Sele...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1858. Excerpt: ... BIOGRAPHICAL SUPPLEMENT TO THE BIOGRAPHIA LITERARIA. BY THE LATE H. N. OOLEBIDGE, ESQ., M.A. CHAPTER I. [1112 to 1791.] While here, thou fed'at upon ether...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:318 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.67 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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