Tom Wedgwood, The First Photographer; An Account Of His Life, His Discovery And His Friendship With…

Paperback | January 15, 2012

byRichard Buckley Litchfield

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII COLERIDGE AT GRETA HALL--TRAVEL PLANS 1800--1802 It was in July 1800 that Coleridge made his move to Keswick, which became for a time his settled home, and for the rest of this year he and the Wedgwoods seem not to have met. His letters to Josiah during this time include but slight references to Tom Wedgwood, but are interesting in other ways. S. T. Coleridge to Josiah Wedgwood Thursday, July 24, 1800. My Dear Sir,--I found your letter on my arrival at Grasmere, namely, on June 29, since which time to the present, with the exception of the last few days, I have been more unwell than I have ever been since I left school. For many days I was forced to keep my bed, and when released from that worst incarceration, I suffered most grievously from a brace of swollen Eyelids, and a head into which on the least agitation the blood felt as rushing in and flowing back again like the raking of the Tide on a coast of loose stones. However, thank God! I am now coming about again. That Tom receives such pleasure from natural scenery strikes me as it does you; the total incapability which I have found in myself to associate any but the most languid feelings with the God-like objects which have surrounded me lately, and the nauseous efforts to impress my admiration into the service of nature, has given me a sympathy with his former state of health which I never before could have had. I wish from the bottom of my soul that he may be enjoying similar pleasures with those which I am now enjoying with all that newness of sensation, that voluptuous correspondence of the blood and flesh about me with breeze and sun-heat, which makes convalescence more than repay me for disease. I parted from Poole with pain and dejection. For him and for myself in him. I should have give...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VIII COLERIDGE AT GRETA HALL--TRAVEL PLANS 1800--1802 It was in July 1800 that Coleridge made his move to Keswick, which beca...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217646212

ISBN - 13:9780217646215

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