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- Frost at Midnight
- Man and the Natural World
- "The owlet's cry // Came loud - and hark, again! loud as before."
- "sea, hill, and wood […] Sea, and hill, and wood"
- "the thin blue flame // Lies on my low-burnt fire, and quivers not"
- "Townsman, or aunt, or sister more beloved, // My play-mate when we both were clothed alike!"
- "Dear Babe, that sleepest cradled by my side"
- The original 1798 version of the poem described the narrator's child and wife during winter.
- Coleridge famously defines imagination as the human mind's temporary replication of the divine creation of the world.
- "The poem utilises a typically Romantic structure: the persona digresses from a carefully established scene to a former time and contrasting situation, then back to the present before moving into the future vision of prayer."
- George Dekker
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