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: ... relative of my honored friend, "i.iam Wordsworth: for the same name in Yorkshire, from 'nee his father came, is pronounced Wadsworth) with that of ' i;ir, far too highly rated, Bishop Hall; his letter to Hall ten-:!y blaming his (Hall's) bitterness to an old friend mistaken, '.;hen his letter to that friend defending Hall! What a picture ' goodness! I confess, in all Ecclesiastical History I have read; no man so spotless, though of hundreds in which the biogra-H.ts have painted them as masters of perfection: but the moral-I soon feels the truth. NOTES ON BAXTER'S LIFE OF HIMSELF.--18-20.' Among the grounds for recommending the perusal of our elder writers, Hooker--Taylor--Baxter--in short almost any of the folios composed from Edward VI. to Charles II. I note:--1. The overcoming the habit of deriving your whole pleasure passively from the book itseif, which can only be effected by ei-citement of curiosity or of some passion. Force yourself to refit--; on what you read paragraph by paragraph, and in a short tiiiie you will derive your pleasure, an ample portion of it, at lc.i.;1. 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 same table before you the works of a Hammond and a Baxter, and reflect how many and momentous their points ot agreement, how few and almost childish the differences, which estranged and irritated these good men. Let us but imagine what their blessed spirits now feel at the retrospect of their earthly frailties, and can we do other than strive to feel as they now feel, not as they once felt? So 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...

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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: ... relative of my honored friend, "i.iam Wordsworth: for the same name in Yorkshire, from 'nee his father came, i...

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

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ISBN - 10:0217624731

ISBN - 13:9780217624732

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