Related formsCole·ridg·i·an, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Contemporary Examples of coleridge

  • Coleridge demanded that they no longer call themselves "philosophers."

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  • “He was terribly angry in perfectly passive way,” Coleridge explained in perfect British understatement.

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    Sara Nelson

    June 17, 2009

Historical Examples of coleridge

  • Lamb and Coleridge, on the other hand, have praised "Lear" as a world's masterpiece.

  • Coleridge calls "Lear," "the open and ample playground of Nature's passions."

  • It was Coleridge's: "Poetry—the best words in the best order."

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    John Drinkwater

  • The prophets of the new blessing, Wordsworth and Coleridge, I knew nothing of.

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    George MacDonald

  • Coleridge's blossoming period as a romantic poet was tragically brief.

British Dictionary definitions for coleridge


  1. Samuel Taylor. 1772–1834, English Romantic poet and critic, noted for poems such as The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798), Kubla Khan (1816), and Christabel (1816), and for his critical work Biographia Literaria (1817)
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