Quotation by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Forth from his dark and lonely hiding-place,
(Portentous sight!) the owlet Atheism,
Sailing on obscene wings athwart the noon,
Drops his blue-fringed lids, and holds them close,
And hooting at the glorious sun in Heaven,
Cries out, "Where is it?"
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834), British poet, critic. Fears in Solitude, l. 81-6 (1798), repr. In Poetical Works, ed. James Dyke Campbell (1893).
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