By John Beer
Of all of the wide-ranging pursuits Coleridge confirmed in his occupation, faith was once the private and such a lot long-lasting; and Beer demonstrates during this e-book that none of his paintings might be totally understood with no taking this under consideration. Beer finds how Coleridge used to be preoccupied by way of the lifetime of the brain, and the way heavily this topic used to be intertwined with faith in his pondering. The insights that emerge during this assortment are of soaking up curiosity, displaying the efforts of a pioneer to reconcile conventional knowledge, either inside and out orthodox Christianity, with the questions that have been changing into glaring to a delicate enquirer.
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Many idle flitting phantasies Traverse my indolent and passive brain As wild and various, as the random gales That swell or flutter on this subject Lute! And what if all of animated nature Be but organic Harps diversly fram’d, That tremble into thought, as o’er them sweeps Plastic and vast, one intellectual Breeze, At once the Soul of each, and God of all? His religious concerns cause him to reject such extreme speculations, however; indeed, he is shortly to claim that he has withdrawn from political and radical activity altogether.
I began then to ask myself, what proof I had of the outward existence of any thing? . 2 A Religion of Life? During the years after he settled in Bristol Coleridge not only busied himself with religious and philosophical studies, but also began to feel his way as a poet of nature. His most successful venture in this field, the poem ‘The Eolian Harp’, composed at the time of his marriage and celebrating a visit to the honeymoon cottage which he shared with Sara Coleridge, begins with an effective early attempt at nature-description: 1 .
His most successful venture in this field, the poem ‘The Eolian Harp’, composed at the time of his marriage and celebrating a visit to the honeymoon cottage which he shared with Sara Coleridge, begins with an effective early attempt at nature-description: 1 . . ) And watch the clouds, that late were rich with light, Slow sad’ning round, and mark the star of eve SereneIy brilliant (such should Wisdom be) Shine opposite! How exquisite the scents Snatch’d from yon bean-field! and the world so hush’d!