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" Prison WHEN Love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at the grates — When I lie tangled in her hair And fettered to her eye, The birds that wanton in the air Know no such liberty. "
Lyra Elegantiarum: A Collection of Some of the Best Specimens of Vers de ... - Page 37
edited by - 1867 - 345 pages
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821
...stanza, and omit the other two, which we cannot bring ourselves to admire. " When love with unconfmed wings Hovers within my gates ; And my divine Althea...birds that wanton in the air, Know no such liberty. ; Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage ; , Minds innocent and quiet take That for...
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Kentish poets, a series of writers, natives of or residents in ..., Volume 2

Rowland Freeman - 1821
...only, but that he employed the means in his power to make the heart of the prisoner leap for joy. SONG. To ALTHEA, from Prison. When love with unconfined...grates : When I lie tangled in her hair, And fetter'd in her eye ; The birds that wanton in the air, Know no such liberty. When flowing cups run swiftly...
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Kentish Poets: A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...make the heart of the prisoner leap for joy. SONG. To ALTHEA, from Prison. When love with unconfmcd wings Hovers within my gates ; And my divine Althea...grates : When I lie tangled in her hair, . And fetter'd in her eye ; The birds that wanton in the air. Know no such liberty. When flowing cups run swiftly...
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Effigies Poeticae, Or, The Portraits of the British Poets: Illustrated by ...

Barry Cornwall - Poets, English - 1824 - 112 pages
...better of the soldier. His lines "To Althea from prison," are among the best : here are some of them. " When Love, with unconfined wings, Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To hover at my grates ; When I lie tangled in her hair, And fettered to her eye, — The birds that wanton...
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The Library Companion; Or, The Young Man's Guide, and the Old Man ..., Volume 1

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Best books - 1824 - 912 pages
...here noticed, u thus introduced in a Song —addressed to her, by Lovelace, when he was in priion : When Love, with unconfined wings, Hovers within my gates ; And my divine ALTII FA brings To whisper at the grates ; When I lie tangled in her hair, And fettered to her eye...
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The Library Companion: Or, the Young Man's Guide, and the Old Man's Comfort ...

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Best books - 1825 - 899 pages
...Althea" here noticed, is thus introduced in a Song — addressed to her, by Lovelace, when he was in prison : When Love, with unconfined wings, Hovers...And my divine ALTHEA brings To whisper at the grates ; briars which beset the earlier paths or haunts of the more ancient British Muse, and having placed...
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The Library Companion: Or, the Young Man's Guide, and the Old Man's Comfort ...

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Best books - 1825 - 899 pages
...Althea" here noticed, is thus introduced in a Song — addressed to her, by Lovelace, when he was in prison : When Love, with unconfined wings, Hovers within my gates ; And my divine ALTHEA bring* To whisper at the grates ; briars which beset the earlier paths or haunts of the more ancient...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 11

Anecdotes - 1826
...Westminster, where he wrote that well-known and elegant little song, " Loyalty confined," beginning thus : " When Love with unconfined wings, ' Hovers within my...gates ; And my divine Althea brings, To whisper at my grates ; When I lie tangled in her hair, And fettered in her eye ; The birds that wanton in the...
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Dame Rebecca Berry, or, Court scenes in the reign of Charles the second [by ...

Elizabeth Isabella Spence - 1827 - 895 pages
...The earl made a sign to Eden Green, who, in his best voice, instantly sang the following song : — " When love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at my grates ; When I lye tangled in her haire, And fetter'd with her eye,' The birds that wanton in the...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...died at last at freedom, but in great poverty and obscurity, in a poor lodging near Shoe-Lane, London. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. WHEN love, with unconfined...her hair, And fetter'd to her eye, — The " birds," (a) that wanton in the air, Know no such liberty. When flowing cups run swiftly round With no allaying...
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