The Poetical And Dramatic Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge; With A Life Of The Author by Samuel Taylor ColeridgeThe Poetical And Dramatic Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge; With A Life Of The Author by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The Poetical And Dramatic Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge; With A Life Of The Author

bySamuel Taylor Coleridge

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836 Excerpt: ...want no such neighbours, Ter. Nay, yield them up that dot, that speck of land--It goes not from your portion. If you win The game, what matters it to you who pays it? Wal. Off with them, off! Thou understand'st not this. Never shall it be said of me, I parcell'd My native land away, dismember'd Germany, Betray'd it to a foreigner, in order To come with stealthy tread, and filch away My own share of the plunder.--Never! never! No foreign power shall strike root in the empire, And least of all, these Goths! these hunger-wolves! Who send such envious, hot and greedy glances T'wards the rich blessings of our German lands! I'll have their aid to cast and draw my nets, But not a single fish of all the draught Shall they come in for. Ter. You will deal, however, More fairly with the Saxons? They lose patience While you shift ground and make so many curves. Say, to what purpose all these masks! Your friends Are plung'd in doubts, baffled, and led astray in you. There's Oxenstein, there's Arnheim--neither knows What he should think of your procrastinations. And in the end I prove the liar; all Passes through me. I have not even your hand-writing. Wal. I never give my hand-writing; thou know'st it. Ter. But how can it be known that you're in earnest, If the act follows not upon the word? You must yourself acknowledge, that in all Your intercourses hitherto with th' enemy, You might have done with safety all you have done, Had you meant nothing further than to gull him For th' Emperor's service. Wal. (after a pause, during which, he looks narrowly on Tertsky) And from whence dost thou know That I'm not gulling him for th' Emperor's service? Whence knowest thou that I'm not gulling all of you? Dost thou know me so well? When made I thee Th' intendant of my secret purpo...

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Title:The Poetical And Dramatic Works Of Samuel Taylor Coleridge; With A Life Of The AuthorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.27 inPublished:May 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217364896

ISBN - 13:9780217364898

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