The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner was first published anonymously in 1798 in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads.
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is an English-language poem. The book's inside cover synopsis reads as follows:
"In The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, one of the best-known and best-loved poems in the English language, a grizzled old sailor stops a man on his way to a wedding and tells a terrifying story. He speaks of how he doomed the crew of his ship by shooting dead an albatross, awakened the wrath of ocean spirits, met Death himself, and must now walk the earth forever and share his tragic tale of sin, guilt and - ultimately - redemption."
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner is a poem written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and published in 1798 in the first edition of Lyrical Ballads. It is considered a widely influential poem, containing the following idioms:
"Albatross around one's neck"
"Water, water everywhere, / Nor any drop to drink"
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