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" I have only to add, that the metre of the Christabel is not, properly speaking, irregular, though it may seem so from its being founded on a new principle: namely, that of counting in each line the accents, not the syllables. Though the latter may vary... "
Wissenschaftliche Grammatik der englischen Sprache von E. Fiedler (C. Sachs). - Page 398
by Eduard Fiedler - 1850
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Christabel: Kubla Khan : a Vision ; The Pains of Sleep

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1816 - 64 pages
...each line the accents will be found to be only four. Nevertheless this occasional variation in the number of syllables is not introduced wantonly, or...transition in the nature of the imagery or passion. CHRISTABEL. PART I. CHRISTABEL. 1 Is the middle of night by the castle clock, And the owls have awaken'd...
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The Poetical Works of S.T. Coleridge: Including the Dramas of Wallenstein ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1828
...variation ia number of syllables is not introduced wantonly, or for the mere ends of convenience, hut in correspondence with some transition in the nature of the imagery or passion. CHRISTABEL. PART THE FIRST. Tis the middle of night by the castle clock, And the owls have awakened...
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The Poetical Works of S.T. Coleridge: Including the Dramas of Wallenstein ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1829
...the poorer of the two. I have only to add, that the metre of the Christabel is not properly speaking, irregular, though it may seem so from its being founded...transition. in the nature of the imagery or passion. CHRISTABEL. PART THE FIRST. 'Tis the middle of night by the castle clock, And the owls have awakened...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1829 - 575 pages
...Nevertheless this occasional variation in number of syllables is not introduced wantonly, or for die CHRISTABEL. РАПТ I. Т is the middle of oight by the castle clock, And the owls have awaken'd the...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1831 - 607 pages
...add that the metre of the Christabel is not, properly speaking, irregular, though it may кет во otten a strange wonder, That fatal child, the terror...of the earth, Who waits but till the distant hour CHRISTAEEL. PAET I. Т is the middle of night by the castle clock, And the owb have awaken 'd the crowing...
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The poetical works of S.T. Coleridge, Volume 2

Samuel Taylor [poetical works] Coleridge - 1835
...poorer of the two. I have only to add, that the metre of the Christabel is not, properly speaking, irregular, though it may seem so from its being founded...correspondence with some transition, in the nature of th». imagery or passion. PART I. "Tw the middle of night by the castle clock, And the owls have awakened...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1838 - 603 pages
...namely, that of counting in each line the accent*, not the syllables. Though the latter may vary {ran seven to twelve, yet in each line the accents will...transition, in the nature of the imagery or passion. CHRISTABEL. PART I. Tra the middle of night by the castle clock, And the owls have awaken'd the crowing...
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The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1

James Gillman - Poets, English - 1838 - 362 pages
...line the accents will be " found to be only four. Nevertheless, this oc" casional variation in the number of syllables is " not introduced wantonly,...transition in the nature of the imagery •• or passion." In conversation many of his brother poets would, like the reviewer, echo his praises, while in secret,...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Prose and Verse: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1840 - 546 pages
...to twelve, yet in each line the accents u:ll be found to be only four. Nevertheless this oc caiioaal found or vehement; and while it blends and harmonizes...nature; the manner to the matter: and our admiration CHRISTABEL. PART I. Tis the middle of night by the castle clock. And the owls have awaken'd the crowing...
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Hogg's Weekly Instructor, Volumes 3-4

English literature - 1846
...irregular, though it may seem BO from its being founded on a new principle, namely, that of ccmnting in each line the accents not the syllables. Though...transition in the nature of the imagery or passion.' This description will be found very justly to indicate the peculiar characteristics of the versification...
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