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" Genius must have talent as its complement and implement, just as in like manner imagination must have fancy. In short, the higher intellectual powers can only act through a corresponding energy of the lower. "
The Quarterly review - Page 92
1835
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Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1835
...; wits are rarely so, although a man of genius may, among other gifts, possess wit, as Shakspeare. Genius must have talent as its complement and implement,...only act through a corresponding energy of the lower. Men of genius are rarely much annoyed by the company of vulgar people, because they have a power of...
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Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1835
...; wits are rarely so, although a man of genius may amongst other gifts possess wit, as Shakspeare. Genius must have talent as its complement and implement,...only act through a corresponding energy of the lower. Men of genius are rarely much annoyed by the company of vulgar people, because they have a power of...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 25

1835
...character and privilege of genins, and one of the marks which distinguish genins from talents. Genins must have talent as its complement and implement, just as, in like manner, imagination niut.t have fancy. In short, the higher intellectual powers can only act through a corresponding energy...
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Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1835 - 351 pages
...genius ; wits are rarely so, although a man of genius may amongst other gife possess wit, as Shakspeare. Genius must have talent as its complement and implement, just as in like manm' imagination must have fancy. In short, tk higher intellectual powers can only ac through a corresponding...
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London Saturday Journal..., Volume 1

1839
...becomes odious und absurd by his presumptuous affectation. — Sir Egerton Bridget" Recollection! . Genius must have talent as its complement and implement, just as in like manner imagination may have fancy. In short, the higher intellectual powers can only act through a corresponding energy...
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an Introductory Essay ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853
...; wita are rarely so, although a man of genius may, among other gifts, possess wit, as Shakspeare. Genius must have talent as its complement and implement,...only act through a corresponding energy of the lower. Men of genius are rarely much annoyed by the company of vulgar people, because they have a power of...
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ON THE CONSTITURION OF THE CHURCH AND STATE

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE - 1853
...; wits are rarely so, although a man of genius may, among other gifts, possess wit, as Shakspeare. Genius must have talent as its complement and implement,...only act through a corresponding energy of the lower. Men of genius are rarely much annoyed by the company of vulgar people,. because they have a power of...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 202

1857
...understanding, is often inherited; genius, being the action of reason and imagination, rarely or never." " Genius must have talent as its complement and implement,...act through a corresponding energy of the lower." " There is the love of the good for the good's sake, and the love of the truth for the truth's sake....
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Things Not Generally Known: Popular Errors Explained & Illustrated ...

John Timbs - 1858 - 247 pages
...and one of the marks which distinguish genius from talent. Genius must have talent as its compliment and implement, just as, in like manner, imagination...act through a corresponding energy of the lower." — Coleridge. STYLE OF WRITING. To say a person writes a good style is originally as pedantic an expression...
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Shakspeare Papers

William Maginn - 1860 - 334 pages
...Genius—notions which are T8 severally true—but none in themselves wholly true. Coleridge declares, " Genius must have Talent as its complement and implement,...Fancy. In short, the higher intellectual powers can act through a corresponding energy of the lower." Now Talent, he himself tells us, lies in the Understanding,...
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