[Coleridge] asked me if I had ever seen Mary Wolstonecraft [sic], and I said, I had once for a few moments, and that she seemed to me to turn off Godwin’s objections to something she advanced with quite a playful, easy air. He replied that ‘this was only one instance of the ascendancy which people of imagination exercised over those of mere intellect’. (Hazlitt, vol. 17, pp. 111–12)