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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 the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 3-4

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...be to most of our readers, it would be unfair to substitute any other specimen of his poetry : — " When love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates,...And my divine Althea brings To whisper at the grates ; \Vhen I lie tangled in her hair, And fettered to her eye ; The birds" that wanton in the air •...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...Therein he wrote the following beautiful poem : TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. When lore, with nnconfined 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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Titan, Volume 26

English literature - 1858
...felt assured of meeting with applause from the incapable; so I cleaned my harsh pipe and began — ' When love with unconfined wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea ' ' Excuse me!,' shouted the red-haired young man. I stopped and looked at the listeners. A glum look...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - College verse - 1846 - 306 pages
...: While some so like to thorns and nettles live, That none for them can, when they perish, grieve. 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 to her eye, — The birds that wanton in the...
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Anthologia Oxoniensis, decerpsit G. Linwood

Anthologia Oxoniensis - 1846
...nettles live, That none for them can, when they perish, grieve. LXXIII. WHEN Love with unconfinėd wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at my grates ; When I lie tangled in her hair, And fettered to her eye, The birds that wanton in the air...
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Anthologia oxoniensis

William Linwood - College verse - 1846 - 306 pages
...nettles live, That none for them can, when they perish, grieve. LXXIII. WHEN Love with unconfinėd wings Hovers within my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at my grates ; When I lie tangled in her hair, And fettered to her eye, — • The birds that wanton...
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - Historic buildings - 1847 - 456 pages
...to his unfortunate master, Charles the First. Here it was, too, that he composed his beautiful song, "To Althea, from prison." When Love, with unconfined...my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at my grates ; * Aubrey's " Letters of Eminent Men." When I lie tangled in her hair, And fettered to her...
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Bits of books, from old and modern authors, for railway travellers

Bits - Anthologies - 1847 - 72 pages
...nature, is a paradise That age, ache, penury, and imprisonment, To what we fear of death. Shakspere. TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. When love with unconfined...my gates, And my divine Althea brings To whisper at 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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Summer excursions in ... Kent, along the banks of the rivers Thames and Medway

Kent (England) - 1847 - 306 pages
...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...divine Althea brings To whisper at the grates ; When I 1it- tangled in her hair, And fettered to her eye, The birds that wanton in the air, Know no such liberty....
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the Stuarts ...

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1847
...excellent petition of grievances from the county of Kent, Therein he wrote the following beautiful poem : TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON. When love, with unconfined...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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