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" The author continued for about three hours in a profound sleep, at least of the external senses, during which time he has the most vivid confidence, that he could not have composed less than from two to three hundred lines; if that indeed can be called... "
The Ancient Mariner: And Select Poems - Page xli
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1908 - 82 pages
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Christabel; Kubla Khan, a vision; The pains of sleep, Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1816
...he could not have composed less than from two to three hundred lines; if that indeed can be called composition in which all the images rose up before...wrote down the lines that are here preserved. At this OF KUBLA KHAN. 53 moment he was unfortunately called out by a person on business from Porlock, and...
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The Literary Panorama and National Register

English literature - 1816
...lines of poetry — " if that indeed," says be, ' can be called composition, in which all the nuages rose up before him as things, with a parallel production...sensation, or consciousness of effort." — On awaking he began to write down these effusions ; but being called off, and detained above an hour, he found to...
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The Augustan review

1816
...he could not have composed less than from two to three hundred lines; if that, indeed, can be called composition in which all the images rose up before...things, with a parallel production of the correspondent expression, without any sensation or consciousness of effort. On awaking, he appeared to nimself to...
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The Poetical Works of S.T. Coleridge: Including the Dramas of Wallenstein ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1828
...he could not have composed less than from two to three hundred lines ; if that indeed can be called composition in which all the images rose up before...unfortunately called out by a person on business from Parlock, and detained by lam above an hour, and on his return to his room, found to his no small surprise...
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The poetical works of S.T. Coleridge, including the dramas of ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor [poetical works] Coleridge - 1829
...lines; if that indeed can be called composition in which all the images rose up before him as tliingi, with a parallel production of the correspondent expressions,...any sensation or consciousness of effort. On awaking be appeared to himself to have a distinct recollection of the whole, and taking his pen, ink, and paper,...
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The Westminster Review, Volume 12

English literature - 1829
...of this composition had almost always happened to him in the production of his poems, viz., that " the images rose up before him as things, with a parallel production of the correspondent expressions." We cannot but believe that usually his " visions flit very palpably before him," from the effect of...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1831 - 607 pages
...that indeed can be called composition in which nil the image« rose UP b<Ttir<j him an things, witli n awaAinp h« appeared to himself to have a •li-iimrt recollection of tlie whole, and taking his pen....
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The poetical works of S.T. Coleridge, Volume 1

Samuel Taylor [poetical works] Coleridge - 1834
...two to three hundred lines ; if that indeed can be called composition in which all the images roso up before him as things, with a parallel production...consciousness of effort. On awaking he appeared to him•elf to have a distinct recollection of the whole, and taking hi* pen, ink, and paper, instantly...
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The Poetical Works of S. T. Coleridge, Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1835
...he could not have composed less than from two to three hundred lines ; if that indeed can be called composition in which all the images rose up before...production of the correspondent expressions, without any se%sation or consciousness of effort. On awaking he appeared to himself to have a distinct recollection...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 9-10

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1837
...justified in retaining our o»n ikith therein.. two to three hundred lines ; if that indeed can be called composition in which all the images rose up before...without any sensation or consciousness of effort." Ou awaking he instantly sat down to commit his poem to paper. After having written so many lines as...
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