AIDS TO REFLECTION IN THE FORMATION OF A MANLY CHARACTER ON THE SEVERAL GROUNDS OF PRUDENCE, MORALITY, AND RELIGION: Illustrated by Select Passages from Our Elder Divines, Especially from Archbishop Leighton. Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
AIDS TO REFLECTION IN THE FORMATION OF A MANLY CHARACTER ON THE SEVERAL GROUNDS OF PRUDENCE, MORALITY, AND RELIGION: Illustrated by Select Passages from Our Elder Divines, Especially from Archbishop Leighton

AIDS TO REFLECTION IN THE FORMATION OF A MANLY CHARACTER ON THE SEVERAL GROUNDS OF PRUDENCE, MORALITY, AND RELIGION: Illustrated by Select Passages from Our Elder Divines, Especially from Archbishop Leighton

London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825. First Edition. Hardcover. A religious and philosophical treatise by the English Romantic poet. Coleridge (1772-1834) compiled this unsystematic collection of commentaries and aphorisms on selected passages from the 17th century Anglican divine Archbishop Leighton. It stresses the importance of Christianity as a “personal revelation” and further distinction between Reason and Understanding, originally drawn from Kant, as the source respectively of “Moral” and “Prudential” action. 404 p. Octavo. In a one-half vellum over brown cloth binding by Morrell (London), with gilt stamping and marbled endpapers. Some occasional pencil marginalia. The vellum is lightly soiled; else very good. Very good. Item #72211

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