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De Profundis by Oscar Wilde

De Profundis by Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis is the lengthy letter he wrote from prison. He begins, “Suffering is one very long moment. We cannot divide it by seasons. We can only record its moods, and chronicle their return.”

This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

THIS LIME-TREE BOWER MY PRISON by Samuel Taylor Coleridge ADDRESSED TO CHARLES LAMB, OF THE INDIA HOUSE, LONDON In the June of 1797 some long-expected friends paid a visit to the author’s cottage; and...

Poems by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834) was a Romantic poet and writer in the Gothic literary tradition. He was a friend of William Wordsworth Coleridge also wrote about philosophy, literature, theology, and science. You...