Hartley Coleridge

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Hartley Coleridge (19 September 1796 – 6 January 1849) was an English writer. He was the eldest son of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

He was born in Kingsdown, a suburb of Bristol, and spent his early years in the care of Robert Southey at Greta Hall, Keswick, and he was educated by the Rev. John Dawes at Ambleside. In 1815, he went to Oxford ...

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Friendship

WHEN we were idlers with the loitering rills,
The need of human love we little noted:
   Our love was nature; and the peace that floated
On the white mist, and dwelt upon the hills,
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Early Death

SHE pass'd away like morning dew
   Before the sun was high;
So brief her time, she scarcely knew
   The meaning of a sigh.
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She Is Not Fair To Outward View

SHE is not fair to outward view,
As many maidens be,
Her loveliness I never knew
Until she smiled on me:
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Written On The Anniversary Of Our Father's Death

STILL for the world he lives, and lives in bliss,
For God and for himself. Ten years and three
Have now elapsed since he was dead to me
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Address To Certain Golfishes

RESTLESS forms of living light
Quivering on your lucid wings,
Cheating still the curious sight
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