Coleridge at 240 (121021)

Today is the 240th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Coleridge almost became a Unitarian minister—- he did preach in two different Unitarian churches, but a wealthy patron paid him to keep writing.

Coleridge wrote, “Thou rising Sun! thou blue rejoicing Sky! Yea! every thing that is and will be free! Bear witness for me, whereso’er ye be, With what deep worship I have still adored The spirit of divinest Liberty.”

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