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" In the summer of the year 1797, the Author, then in ill health, had retired to a lonely farm-house between Porlock and Linton, on the Exmoor confines of Somerset and Devonshire. In consequence of a slight indisposition, an anodyne had been prescribed,... "
The Literature and Curiosities of Dreams: A Commonplace Book of Speculations ... - Page 219
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Whitman Possessed: Poetry, Sexuality, and Popular Authority

Mark Maslan - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 240 pages
...Coleridge: "In the summer of 1797, the Author, then in ill health, had retired to a lonely farmhouse. ... In consequence of a slight indisposition, an anodyne had been prescribed, from the effects of which he fell asleep in his chair at the moment he was reading the following sentence ......
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Selected Poetry

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poetry - 2002 - 260 pages
...had retired to a lonely farm-house between Porlock and Linton, on the Exmoor confines of Somerset and Devonshire. In consequence of a slight indisposition, an anodyne had been prescribed, from the effects of which he fell asleep in his chair at the moment that he was reading the following sentence,...
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Lyrical Ballads and Other Poems

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ballads, English - 2003 - 312 pages
...had retired to a lonely farmhouse between Porlock and Linton, on the Exmoor confines of Somerset and Devonshire. In consequence of a slight indisposition, an anodyne had been prescribed, from the effects of which he fell asleep in his chair at the moment that he was reading the following sentence,...
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Standard English

Barry Spurr, Lloyd Cameron - English literature - 2003 - 320 pages
...had retired to a lonely farm-house between Porlock and Linton, on the Exmoor confines of Somerset and Devonshire. In consequence of a slight indisposition, an anodyne had been prescribed, from the effects of which he fell asleep n his chair at the moment that he was reading the following sentence,...
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The Writer's Voice

Alfred Alvarez - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 128 pages
...the early stages of addiction. Witness Coleridge's famous description of the genesis of "Kubla Khan": In consequence of a slight indisposition, an anodyne had been prescribed, from the effects of which he fell asleep in his chair at the moment when he was reading the following sentence...
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The Narratological Analysis of Lyric Poetry: Studies in English Poetry from ...

Peter Hühn, Jens Kiefer - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 259 pages
...had retired to a lonely farmhouse between Porlock and Linton, on the Exmoor confines of Somerset and Devonshire. In consequence of a slight indisposition, an anodyne had been prescribed, from the effects of which he fell asleep in his chair at the moment that he was reading the following sentence,...
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Creativity: Theory, History, Practice

Rob Pope - Psychology - 2005 - 302 pages
...had retired to a lonely farmhouse between Porlock and Linton, on the Exmoor confines of Somerset and Devonshire. In consequence of a slight indisposition, an anodyne had been prescribed [later specified as 'two grains of opium'], from the effects of which he fell asleep in his chair at...
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New Writings of William Hazlitt

Duncan Wu - Literary Collections - 2007 - 672 pages
...introductory 'Of the Fragment of Kubla Khan' tells us that 'he fell asleep in his chair at the moment that he was reading the following sentence, or words of the same substance, in "Purchas's Pilgrimage" ' (p. 52). 32 'has the most . . . two to three hundred lines'] from Coleridge's introductory 'Of the...
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Group Genius: The Creative Power of Collaboration

Keith Sawyer - Business & Economics - 2008 - 288 pages
...had retired to a lonely farm-house between Porlock and Linton, on the Exmoor confines of Somerset and Devonshire. In consequence of a slight indisposition, an anodyne had been prescribed, from the effects of which he fell asleep in his chair at the moment that he was reading the following sentence,...
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