Samuel Taylor Coleridge Travel Articles

Xanandu Poem – Kublai Khan
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdled round: And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills, Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree; And here […]
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Xanadu (3 of 5)
One of the office women conducts me next door to a hotel, and in the office a mob of curious locals gathers, including an English teacher (possibly sent for) who is more comfortable with written English. He writes that I must first go to Lanqui, two hours away by bus, and thence a further ten […]
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