The Complete Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge; With An Introductory Essay Upon His Philosophical…

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bySamuel Taylor Coleridge

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ... you read paragraph by paragraph, and in a short time you will derive your pleasure, an ample portion of it, at least, from the activity of your own mind. All else is picture sunshine. 2. The conquest of party and sectarian prejudices, when you have on the wuno table before you tho works of a Hammond and a jtuxlur, and irnWt how ninny and rriuinuuloiui their poiuU of i., how lew ami tilriuml childmh tho dilluroin'OH, which and irritated thcMo flood men. Lot Uh but imagine what their bliwuud spirit now fool at tho rctronpect of their earthly frailties, and can wo do other than Btrivo to feel as they now feel, not as they once felt? Ko will it be with the disputes between good men of the present day; and if you have no other reason to doubt your opponent's goodness than the point in dispute, think of Baxter and Hammond, of Milton and Taylor, and let it be no reason at all. 3. It will secure you from the idolatry of the present times and fashions, and create the noblest kind of imaginative power in your soul, that of living in past ages; wholly devoid of which power, a man can neither anticipate the future, nor even live a truly human life, a life of reason in the present. 4. In this particular work we may derive a most instructive lesson, that in certain points, as of religion in relation to law, the media tutissimus ibis is inapplicable. There is no medium possible; and all the attempts, as those of Baxter, though no more required than " I believe in God through Christ," prove only the mildness of the proposer's temper, but as a rule would be equal to nothing, at least exclude only the two or three ReHigniic Saxteriaruc: or Mr. Richard Baxter's Narrative of the most memorable passages of his life and times. Published from his manuscript ly...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ... you read paragraph by paragraph, and in a short time you will derive your pleasure, an ample portion of it, at...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:234 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.49 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217578241

ISBN - 13:9780217578240

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