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In 1799 Coleridge joined the Wordsworths, who were staying at the Hutchinson farm in Durham. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner." That same September the three of them visited Germany, a visit much more important to Coleridge than to Wordsworth. It is interesting to speculate if he would have later returned to the Church of England without that timely annuity (see "Coleridge's religion" ). His father, John Coleridge, the parish vicar, died in 1781 just before Coleridge's ninth birthday. In 1804 he travelled to Sicily and Malta, working for a time as Acting Public Secretary of Malta under the Commissioner, Alexander Ball. When the plans for the Pantisocracy fell through, the two of them were trapped in an uncongenial marriage.
Portrait by Richard James Lane. It was at Sockburn that. Coleridge wrote his ballad-poem Love.