How to use Kubla Khan in a sentence
Another strangely beautiful poem, Kubla Khan—which came to him, he said, in sleep—is even more fragmentary.From Chaucer to Tennyson | Henry A. Beers
Kubla Khan, with its slumberous melody and vague music, embodies the Asiatic sentiment.Biographia Epistolaris Volume 2 | Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Kubla Khan went unfinished because the call of a friend broke the thread of the reverie in which it was composed.English Literature: Modern | G. H. Mair
Marco Polo returned to the court of Kubla-Khan when he had finished the expedition of which we spoke in the last chapter.Celebrated Travels and Travellers | Jules Verne
Coleridge says that he wrote his Kubla Khan from his recollection of a dream.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 | The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Cultural definitions for “Kubla Khan”
An evocative poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge about an exotic emperor. It begins with these lines: “In Xanadu did Kubla Khan / A stately pleasure-dome decree....”
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