Coleridge’s Poetic Sensibility

  • George Whalley


The Samuel Taylor Coleridge who went down from Jesus College in the spring weather of 1794 — thinking no doubt that he would return, though he never seriously did — was the same young man that Dorothy Wordsworth first saw at Racedown two years later when he jumped over the gate because it would take too long to open it, and ran up across the broad lawn to the house.


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    PW I 226. Ernest Hartley Coleridge however (Christabel, 1907, p. 18) referred these lines to observations on Derwent in Oct–Nov i800, citing CN I 835.Google Scholar
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    David Jones, An Introduction to ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’, (1972) p. 25.Google Scholar

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