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" I learnt from him that poetry, even that of the loftiest, and, seemingly, that of the wildest odes, had a logic of its own as severe as that of science, and more difficult, because more subtle, more complex, and dependent on more and more fugitive causes. "
Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions - Page 7
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1847 - 804 pages
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 2

1817 - 492 pages
...we took notice, in a single reading of the book in hand. In page 8 we have this sentence. "I learnt from him that poetry, even that of the loftiest, and...and dependent on more, and more fugitive causes." Here Mr. Coleridge either uses more in one case as an adjective, after having used it three times immediately...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1834 - 614 pages
...lessons, too, which required most time and trouble to bring up, so as to escape his censure. I learned from him that poetry, even that of the loftiest, and...and dependent on more, and more fugitive causes. In our English compositions, (at least for the last three years of our school education,) he shewed no...
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The History of Christ's Hospital: From Its Foundation by King Edward the ...

John Iliff Wilson - 1821 - 348 pages
...lessons, too, which required most time and trouble to bring up so as to escape his censure. I learned from him that poetry, even that of the loftiest, and...difficult, because more subtle, more complex, and dependant upon more i and more fugitive causes. In our English compositions (at least for the last...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 4

1822 - 666 pages
...lessons too which required most time and trouble to bring up, so as to escape his censure. I learned from him that poetry, even that of the loftiest, and...because more subtle, more complex, and dependent on more fugitive causes. In our English compositions, for the last three years of our school education, he...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1829 - 575 pages
...as to escape his censure. I learned from him that poetry, even that of the loftiest, aud seemiugly that of the wildest odes, had a logic of its own,...of science, and more difficult; because more subtle and complex, and depeudent on more and more fugitive causes. In our English compositions (at least...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 4

1822 - 666 pages
...to bring up, so as to escape his censure. I learned from him that poetry, even that of the joftiest, and seemingly that of the wildest odes, had a logic...because more subtle, more complex, and dependent on more fugitive causes. In our English compositions, for the last three years of our school education, he...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1831 - 628 pages
...lessons too which required most time and trouble to bring up, so as to escape his censure. I learned idge and complex, and dependent on more and more fugitive causes. In our English compositions (at least...
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Quarterly register and journal of the American education society ..., Volume 5

American education society - 1833 - 406 pages
...lessons too. which required most time and trouble to bring uf so as to escape his censure. I learnt from him that poetry, even that of the loftiest and...severe as that of science ; and more difficult, because muro subtle, more complex, and dependent on more, and more fugitive causes. In the truly great poets,...
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Quarterly Register and Journal of the American Education Society, Volumes 5-6

1833 - 682 pages
...of the so , .jcy were the li-ssons too. which requ ._ bring up so as to escape hie censure. I learnt from him that poetry, even that of the loftiest and...that of the wildest odes, had a logic of its own, as severo as that of science ; and more difficult, because more subtle, more complex, and dependent on...
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 3

1834 - 410 pages
...him that poetry, even that of the lolties! and seemingly that of the wildest odes, had a logic of lls own, as severe as that of science; and more difficult, because more subilr, more complex, and dependent on more, and more fugitive causes. In the iruly grpal poets, he...
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