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" mid cloisters dim, And saw nought lovely but the sky and stars. But thou, my babe ! shalt wander like a breeze By lakes and sandy shores, beneath the crags Of ancient mountain, and beneath the clouds Which image in their bulk both lakes and shores And... "
Poems - Page 145
by Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 157 pages
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Arbitrary Power: Romanticism, Language, Politics

William Keach - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 191 pages
...with its imperfect linguistic resources. As Coleridge promises his infant son in Frost at Midnight, so shalt thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds...eternity doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself.27 (58-62) Things cogently perceived through the senses are the words of God; God's words are...
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The Napkin Manuscripts: Selected Essays and an Interview

Michael McFee - Literary Collections - 2006 - 207 pages
...least for a few minutes, in their hearts — than to see them snoozing on dusty bookshelves. So shall thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds intelligible...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. From a letter Steve wrote to Harold Bloom, not long after our memorization project was done: Poetry...
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Romanticism: Romanticism and the margins

Michael O'Neill, Mark Sandy - European literature - 2006 - 394 pages
...Midnight', where Hartley learns to interpret the 'shapes and sounds intelligible' of God's language, who 'from eternity doth teach / Himself in all, and all things in himself. The child reflects on and in a landscape which is itself divinely reflective; and his education is...
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Medievalism: The Middle Ages in Modern England

Michael Alexander - History - 2007 - 306 pages
...signifies. In this he is the heir of the Coleridge who in 'Frost at Midnight' had prayed for his baby son: so shalt thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. Great universal Teacher! He shall mould Thy spirit, and by giving make it ask.26 Coleridge called his...
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The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge

Adam Sisman - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 480 pages
...and beneath the clouds, Which image in their bulk both lakes and shores And mountain crags: so shall thou see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds intelligible...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. Coleridge is imagining a life for his child in Wordsworth's country. The figure of Hartley would recur...
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Coming Into Contact: Explorations in Ecocritical Theory and Practice

Annie Merrill Ingram - Nature - 2007 - 278 pages
...based on a particularized familiarity with the natural world. Like Wordsworth, Hartley shall . . . see and hear The lovely shapes and sounds intelligible...doth teach Himself in all, and all things in himself. Great universal Teacher! he shall mould Thy spirit, and by giving make it ask. (l1. 58-64) Hartley's...
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Early Romanticism and Religious Dissent

Daniel E. White - Literary Criticism - 2007
...poet translates the skylark's song for his beloved, "Frost at Midnight" is an extended translation of "that eternal language, which thy God / Utters,...teach / Himself in all, and all things in himself" (lines 60-62). "Frost at Midnight" maintains the community and language of retirement imagined three...
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