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date: 27 November 2020

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This article examines the reputation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge as a talker and sage. It suggests that Coleridge's celebrity as a sage and conversationalist was at its height during his stay with the Gillmans in Highgate, England from 1816 onwards, and especially the period after 1829. The article discusses the distinctive opinions he expressed to his numerous visitors in this period based on Table Talk.

Keywords: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, talker, sage, conversationalist, Highgate, England, Gillmans, Table Talk

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