The Complete Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge (volume 1); 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. 1863. Excerpt: ... THE AUTHOR'S ADDRESS TO THE READER. ( Fellow-christian l)the wish to be admired as a fine writer held a very subordinate place in my thoughts and feelings in the composition of this Volume. Let then its comparative merits and demerits, in respect of style and stimulancy, possess a proportional weight, and no more, in deterrnining your judgment for or against its contents. Read it through : then compare the state of your mind with the state in which your mind was when you first opened the book. Has it led you to reflect ? Has it supplied or suggested fresh subjects for reflection ? Has it given you any new information ? Has it removed any obstacle to a lively conviction of your responsibility as a moral agent ? Has it solved any difficulties, which had impeded your faith as a Christian ? Lastly, has it increased your power of thinking connected ly_ especially on the scheme and* purpose of the Redemption by Christ ? If it have done none of these things, condemn it aloud as worthless : and strive to compensate for your own loss of time, by preventing others from wasting theirs. But if your conscience dictates an affirmative answer to all or any of the preceding questions, declare this too aloud, and endeavor to extend my utility. Omnia divince atgue humance eruditionis elementa tria, Ifosse, Velle, Posse ; quorum principium unum Mens ; cujus oculus Ratio ; cut lumen * * prcebet Deus. vico. Naturam hominis hane Deus ipse voluit, ut duarum rerum cupidus et appetens esset, religionis et sapientice. Sed homines ideo falluntur, quod aut religionem suscipiunt omissa sapientia; aut sapientice soli student omissa religione; cum alterum sine aliero esse won possit verum. THE AUTHOR'S PREFACE. An Author has three points to settle : to what sort his work belongs, for what description of readers i...

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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. 1863. Excerpt: ... THE AUTHOR'S ADDRESS TO THE READER. ( Fellow-christian l)the wish to be admired as a fine writer held a very subordinate place in my thoughts and feelings...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217320082

ISBN - 13:9780217320085

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