Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Born 1772.—Died 1834.—George III.—George IV.—William IV.

A native of Devonshire.  This original and profound thinker was a moral philosopher, a most eloquent writer, and a poet.  He was also remarkable for his singular conversational powers.  His translation of Schiller's Wallenstein, his Ancient MarinerRemorseChristabel, etc., and his essays called The Friend, stamp him as a true poet and philosopher.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. 1772–1834. Poet and philosopher. Author of The Ancient Mariner, Christabel, Kubla Khan, etc., in verse; Lect. on Shakespeare, Table-Talk, The Friend, Biographia Literaria, etc., in prose. A man of great genius, who accomplished little commensurate with it. His best, however, is unsurpassable.See 9 vol. edition, N. Y., 1853-4. See Gilman's Life of Personal Recollections of Joseph Cottle.