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Meeting held at 22, Cintra Avenue. 17th Sept. 1942 F. E. Pollard in the chair.<br/> 1. A card of greetings was read from Janet Rawlings, Beth and Victor Alexander.<br/> 2. The minutes of the last meeting were read & signed.<br/> [...]<br/> 5. Howard Smith introduced the subject of Coleridge by telling us something of his life and character. It was a sad story of real genius & ability frustrated & unfulfilled by an entire lack of the powers of application and concentration, of a brilliant conversationalist, a nature generous & affectionate, and a man extremely fortunate in his friends. F. E Pollard spoke briefly of Coleridge’s poetical importance & of some of the sources of his ideas and images – sources not always acknowledge[d]. And readings from his poetry were then given as follows:- <br/>Parts of The Ancient Mariner read by AB. Dilks <br/>Part I of Christabel [read by] J. K. Taylor <br/>Kubla Khan [read by] Margaret Dilks <br/>The Devils Thoughts [read by] Isabel Taylor <br/> Hymn before Sunrise in the Vale of Chamouny [read by] S. A. Reynolds <br/><br/>[signed at the meeting held 17 September 1942 by] L Dorothea Taylor

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Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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England
Related people
Smith, Howard
Related place
England
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Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Related place
England
Related people
Smith, Howard
Related place
England
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	F. E. Pollard in the chair.&lt;br/&gt;
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2. The minutes of the last meeting were read &amp; signed.&lt;br/&gt;

[...]&lt;br/&gt;

5. Howard Smith introduced the subject of Coleridge by telling us something of his 
life and character. It was a sad story of real genius &amp; ability frustrated &amp; 
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fortunate in his friends.
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sources of his ideas and images – sources not always acknowledge[d]. And 
readings from his poetry were then given as follows:-
&lt;br/&gt;Parts of The Ancient Mariner read by AB. Dilks
&lt;br/&gt;Part I of Christabel [read by] J. K. Taylor
&lt;br/&gt;Kubla Khan [read by] Margaret Dilks
&lt;br/&gt;The Devils Thoughts [read by] Isabel Taylor
&lt;br/&gt; Hymn before Sunrise in the Vale of Chamouny [read by] S. A. Reynolds
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