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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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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1837
...Commons, Lovelace composed the elegant and loyal song, which was long a favourite with the Cavaliers. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. WHEN Love with unconfined...divine Althea brings To whisper at the grates : When I lye tangled in her hairc, And fetter'd to her eye ; The gods that wanton in the aire Know no such liberty....
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The Romance of Biography; Or, Memoirs of Women Loved and Celebrated by Poets ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women - 1837
...and breathes the very soul of love and honour. When Love, with unconfined wings, Hovers within ray 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. Stone walls do not a prison...
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The Romance of Biography: Or, Memoirs of Women Loved and ..., Volume 2

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Women in literature - 1837
...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. Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage; Minds innocent and quiet take That for a hermitage....
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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 2

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1839
...volume of his poems, entitled Lucasta, 1649, 12mo., collated with a copy in the Editor's folio MS. 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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Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ..., Volume 2

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1839
...entitled Lucasta, 1649, IA no,, collated with a copy in the Editor's folio MS. WHEN love with unconfmed 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 British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...estates of her father at KingVdown in Kent. t SONG. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. WHEN Love, with uuconfined se P+ 5 d G j c i < my grates ; When I lie tangled in her hair, And fetter'd to her eye, — The birds, that wanton in...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Love poetry - 1844 - 376 pages
...Althea from Prison," is full of grace and animation, and breathes the very soul of love and honour. When Love, with unconfined wings, Hovers within my...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. Stone walls do not a prison...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1844
...grievances from the county of Kent, Therein he wrote the following beautiful poem : TO ALTHEA, J-'ROM PRISON. 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 lair, And fetter'd with her eye, The birds that wanton in the...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...I could not love thee, dear, so much, - Loy'd I not honour more. To AlAea,from Prwon. When 1оте , . : 05 b 2 6 ¡ P ' ! | " BY V&y*Md @ ! A] { 1 my grates ; When I lie tangled in her hair, And fetter'd with her eye, The birds that wanton in the...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 58

American literature - 1863
...one verse which he has not given as Lovelace wrote it, " When I lie tangled in her hair And fettered to her eye, The birds, that wanton in the air, Know no such liberty." Lovelace wrote " the gods that wanton in the air ;" and birds was substituted by Bishop Percy. It is...
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