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The best words in the best order

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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry; that is, prose = words in their best order;—poetry = the best words in the best order.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Table Talk

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February 17, 2013 at 9:50 am

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