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Coleridge Volume 10 (Paperback) Loot Price: R259
Discovery Miles 2 590
Coleridge Volume 10 (Paperback): Henry Duff Traill
Coleridge Volume 10 (Paperback): Henry Duff Traill

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Coleridge Volume 10 (Paperback)

Henry Duff Traill

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...It is possible, however, that his return to Keswick may have been hastened by the circumstance that Southcy, who had paid a brief visit to the Lake country two years before, was expected in a few days at the house which was destined to be his abode for the longest portion of his life. He arrived at Greta Hall on 7th September, 1803, and from time to time during the next six months his correspondence gives us occasional glimpses of Coleridge's melancholy state. At the end of December, his health growing steadily worse, he conceived the project of a voyage to Madeira, and quitted Keswick with the intention, after paying a short visit to the Words-worths, of betaking himself to London to make preparations. His stay at Grasmere, however, was longer than he had counted on. " He was detained for a month by a severe attack of illness, induced, if his description is to be relied on, by the use of narcotics.1 Unsuspicious of the cause, Mrs. and Miss Wordsworth nursed him with the tenderest affection, while the poet himself, usually a parsimonious man, forced upon him, to use Coleridge's own words, a hundred pounds in the event of his going to Madeira, and his friend Stuart offered to befriend him." From Grasmere he went to Liverpool, where he spent a pleasant week with his old Unitarian friend, Dr. Cromp-ton, and arrived in London at the close of 1803. Here, however, his plans were changed. Malta was substituted for Madeira, in response to an invitation from his friend Mr., afterwards Sir John, Stoddart, then resident as judge in the Mediterranean island. By 12th March, us we gather from the Southey correspondence, the change of arrangements had been made. Two days afterwards he receives a letter of valediction from his "old friend and brother" at Greta...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Henry Duff Traill
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-08222-0
Barcode: 9781151082220
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-08222-8

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