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" ... with the name of reading. Call it rather a sort of beggarly day-dreaming during which the mind of the dreamer furnishes for itself nothing but laziness and a little mawkish sensibility; while the whole materiel and imagery of the doze is supplied... "
Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions - Page 40
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Aesthetics - 1817 - 309 pages
...little mawkish sensibility ; while the whole materiel and imagery of the doze is supplied ///; extra by a sort of mental camera obscura manufactured at the...reflects and transmits the moving phantasms of one man's ' be familiar with the name, without distinctly remembering whether it was introduced for an eulogy...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volumes 1-2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1834 - 351 pages
...little mawkish sensibility ; while the whole materiel and imagery of the doze is supplied ab extra by a sort of mental camera obscura manufactured at the...man's delirium, so as to people the barrenness of an hundred otner brains afflicted with the same trance or suspension of all common sense and all definite...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1834 - 351 pages
...(tb extra by a sort of mental camera obscnrti manufactured at the printing office, which pro tcrnporc fixes, reflects, and transmits the moving phantasms...man's delirium, so as to people the barrenness of an hundred other brains afflicted with the same trance or suspension of all common aense and all definite...
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The Microcosm: Or, Little World of Home, Volumes 1-3

1835
...ab extra, by a sort of mental camera obscura, manufactured at the printing-office, which pro tempere fixes, reflects, and transmits the moving phantasms...man's delirium, so as to people the barrenness of an hundred other brains, afflicted with the same trance or suspension of all common sense, and all...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Prose and Verse: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1840 - 546 pages
...ab frtra by n sort of mental camera obscurn manufactured at Ihe printing office, which pro temporc the general an hundred other brains afflicted with Ihe same trance or suspension of all common sense and all definite...
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The American Biblical Repository

Theology - 1843
...doze is supplied, ab extra, by a sort of mental camera obscura, manufactured at the printing-office, which, pro tempore, fixes, reflects, and transmits...suspension of all common sense and all definite purpose.'' It is sometimes regarded as a sufficient vindication of novels, that they furnish employment for vacant...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1843
...doze is supplied, ab extra, by a sort of mental camera obscura, manufactured at the printing-office, which, pro tempore, fixes, reflects, and transmits...suspension of all common sense and all definite purpose.'' It is sometimes regarded as a sufficient vindication of novels, that they furnish employment for vacant...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 16

United States - 1845
...manufactured at the printing-office ; which, for the time, fixes, reflects, and transmits the moving phantasm of one man's delirium, so as to people the barrenness...suspension of all common sense and all definite purpose." He classes this sort of amusement with gaming ; swinging on a chair or gate ; smoking ; snuff-taking;...
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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My ..., Volume 1, Part 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847
...little mawkish sensibility ; while the whole materiel and imagery of the doze is supplied ah extra by a sort of mental camera obscura manufactured at the...purpose. We should therefore transfer this species of amusement, — (if indeed those can be said to retire a must's, who were never in their company, or...
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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1847 - 804 pages
...the whole materiel and imagery of the doze is supplied ab extra by a sort of mental camera ohscura manufactured at the printing office, which pro tempore...purpose. We should therefore transfer this species of amusement, — (if indeed those can be said to retire a munis, who were never in their company, or...
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