Sara Coleridge

(1802-1852 / England)

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Sara was the fourth child and only daughter of the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. She grew up in the Lake district with an extended family that included her uncle, Robert Southey, and her aunt Lovell, widow of the poet Robert Lovell. The Wordsworths were her neighbors.

She was educated at home by various relatives, especially Southey. Her first published work was a translation she did ... more »

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  • ''The Poplar grows up straight and tall,
    The Pear-tree spreads along the wall,''
    Sara Coleridge (1802-1852), British poet. Trees (l. 3-4). . . Oxford Book of Children's Verse, The. Iona Opie and Peter Opie, eds. (1973) Oxford U...
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