Fragment 8: Thicker than rain-drops on November thorn

By Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772–1834

Thicker than rain-drops on November thorn.

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Poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1772–1834

POET’S REGION England

SCHOOL / PERIOD Romantic

Subjects Nature, Fall, Trees & Flowers, Weather

Poetic Terms Imagery, Pastoral

 Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge is the premier poet-critic of modern English tradition, distinguished for the scope and influence of his thinking about literature as much as for his innovative verse. Active in the wake of the French Revolution as a dissenting pamphleteer and lay preacher, he inspired a brilliant generation of writers and attracted the patronage of progressive men of the rising middle class. As William Wordsworth’s . . .

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SUBJECT Nature, Fall, Trees & Flowers, Weather

POET’S REGION England

SCHOOL / PERIOD Romantic

Poetic Terms Imagery, Pastoral

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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