‘Kubla Khan’ by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'Kubla Khan' Samuel Taylor Coleridge, (1772 - 1834) "Or a Vision in a Dream. A Fragment" (see below) In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers … Continue reading ‘Kubla Khan’ by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Henry W. Longfellow’s Compilation

In a book of poems & quotes compiled by the famous Henry W. Longfellow (1807-1882), on the inside of the front cover, is this awesome quote by Thomas Carlyle. OF ALL THE THINGS which man can do or make here below, by far the most momentous, wonderful, and worthy are the things we call books. … Continue reading Henry W. Longfellow’s Compilation