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The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1838

By James Gillman
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  • The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Preface
  • Chapter I
    • Birth-place of Coleridge — Slight Sketch of his Parents — Whimsical Anecdotes he Used to Relate of his Father, &c — As a Pastor, how Much Beloved — His Brothers and Sisters Enumerated — The Death of his Father — His Entrance at Christ's Hospital — Lamb's Account of him when at School — Writes this Account under the Name of Elia — Lamb's Admission that he Meant Coleridge for the "Friendless Boy" — The Delicacy of his Stomach — His First Attempt at Making Verse when a School Boy — And Continuation of his Sufferings when at School — His Water Excursions, the Origin of Most of his Subsequent Suffering.
    • Chapter II
      • Coleridge's First Entry at Jesus' College — His Simplicity and Want of Worldly Tact — Anecdotes and Different Accounts of Him During his Residence at College — Intimacy with Middleton — with Southey — Quits College for Bristol.
      • Fragment of a Journey over the Brocken, &c. in 1799.
    • Coleridge's First Entry at Jesus' College — His Simplicity and Want of Worldly Tact — Anecdotes and Different Accounts of Him During his Residence at College — Intimacy with Middleton — with Southey — Quits College for Bristol.
    • Fragment of a Journey over the Brocken, &c. in 1799.
  • Chapter III
    • Leaves the Lakes on Account of his Health for Malta — his Employment in Malta in 1805 — goes to Syracuse and Rome — Winters at Naples 15th of December, 1806.
      • Christobel
      • Pitt
      • Of the Profanation of the Sacred Word "The People."
    • Christobel
    • Pitt
    • Of the Profanation of the Sacred Word "The People."
  • Chapter IV
    • Coleridge's Arrival at Highgate — Publication of 'Christabel' — 'Biographia Literaria', &c.
      • The Conclusion to Part the First.
    • The Conclusion to Part the First.
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