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|Other titles||Christabel m.s. photograph|
|Contributions||Hutchinson, Sara, 1775-1835, Coleridge, Sara Fricker, d. 1845, association, Coleridge, Sara Coleridge, 1802-1852, assocation., Wordsworth, Dora, 1804-1847, association., Coleridge, Edith, association.|
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|Number of Pages||40|
Christabel is a long narrative poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in two parts. The story of Christabel concerns a central female character of the same name and her encounter with a stranger called Geraldine, who claims to have been abducted from /5.
Christabel is a rather good book, and the story was rather readable for most parts. The relationship between the main characters was done very decently but at many times, the story was heavy-going because the relationship and all the problems do span different life times/5.
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After finishing Kallmaker’s book, I read the poem in an old college survey book of British poets. There were /5(21). Said Christabel, How camest thou here.
And the lady, whose voice was faint and sweet, Did thus pursue her answer meet:— My sire is of a noble line, And my name is Geraldine: Five warriors seized me yestermorn, Me, even me, a maid forlorn: They choked my cries with force and fright, And tied me on a palfrey white.
The palfrey was as fleet as wind.