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" Or slow distemper, or neglected love, (And so, poor wretch! filled all things with himself, And made all gentle sounds tell back the tale Of his own sorrow) he, and such as he, First named these notes a melancholy strain. And many a poet echoes the conceit;... "
The New Monthly Magazine - Page 157
1860
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The Poetry of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1898 - 318 pages
...melancholy strain : And many a poet echoes the conceit; Poet who hath been building up the rhyme 3 When he had better far have stretched his limbs Beside a brook in mossy forest-dell, By sun or moon-light, to the influxes Of shapes and sounds and shifting elements Surrendering his whole spirit,...
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Annales de Bretagne

Brittany (France) - 1903
...a poet echoes thé conceit ; Poet who hath been building up thé rhyme When he hâve better far had stretched his limbs Beside a brook in mossy forest-dell, By sun or moon-light, to thé influxes Of shapes and sounds and shifting éléments Surrendering his wole spirit,...
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Romanticism and the Androgynous Sublime

Warren Stevenson - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 153 pages
...answering Milton's conceit of the melancholy bird and anticipating Keats' s idea of negative capability: Poet who hath been building up the rhyme When he had...limbs Beside a brook in mossy forest-dell, By sun or moon-light, to the influxes Of shapes and sounds and shifting elements Surrendering his whole spirit,...
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Selected Poetry

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poetry - 2002 - 256 pages
...had better far have stretched his limbs 25 Beside a brook in mossy forest-dell, By sun or moon-light, to the influxes Of shapes and sounds and shifting...of his song And of his fame forgetful! so his fame 30 Should share in Nature's immortality, A venerable thing! and so his song Should make all Nature...
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Selected Poetry

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poetry - 2002 - 256 pages
...Of his own sorrow) he, and such as he, First named these notes a melancholy strain. And many a poet echoes the conceit; Poet who hath been building up...rhyme When he had better far have stretched his limbs 25 Beside a brook in mossy forest-dell, By sun or moon-light, to the influxes Of shapes and sounds...
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Lyrical Ballads and Other Poems

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ballads, English - 2003 - 312 pages
...he, and such as he, First named these notes a melancholy strain. And many a poet echoes the conceit;3 Poet who hath been building up the rhyme When he had...limbs Beside a brook in mossy forest-dell, By sun or moonlight, to the influxes Of shapes and sounds and shifting elements Surrendering his whole spirit,...
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Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology

Noah Heringman, Associate Professor of English Noah Heringman - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 304 pages
...and more "romande," by comparison to the poet in Coleridge's "The Nightingale: A Conversation Poem," "to the influxes, / of shapes and sounds and shifting elements / surrendering his whole spirit" (27-29). To perceive the nightingale stripped of its literary connotations, such as "melancholy" and...
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Romanticism and the Materiality of Nature

Onno Oerlemans - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 253 pages
...him to understand an ideal process in which the poet would, as Coleridge writes in 'The Nightingale,' have stretched his limbs Beside a brook in mossy forest-dell, By sun or moon-light, to the influxes Of shapes and sounds and shifting elements Surrendering his whole spirit....
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - Literary Collections - 2005 - 555 pages
..."He, too, knew how to build the lofty rhyme," wrote Milton of Edward King. Coleridge criticizes the Poet who hath been building up the rhyme When he had...limbs Beside a brook in mossy forest-dell By sun or moonlight, to the influxes Of shapes and sounds and shifting elements Surrendering his whole spirit....
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