Bygone images, and scenes of early life, have stolen into my mind, like breezes blown from the spice-islands of Youth and Hope-those twin realities of this phantom world!

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Original Citation

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. "10 July 1834." Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. London: John Murray, 1835.

Current Citation

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. "Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge edited by Henry Nelson Coleridge (2nd ed 1836)." The Collected Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, vol. 14: Table Talk, edited by Kathleen Coburn and Bart Winer. Princeton University Press, 2019.