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" I With shriller throat shall sing The sweetness, mercy, majesty, And glories of my King; When I shall voice aloud how good He is, how great should be, Enlarged winds, that curl the flood, Know no such liberty. Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron... "
Lyrical Verse from Elizabeth to Victoria: Selected and Edited with Notes and ... - Page 150
edited by - 1896 - 449 pages
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Once Upon a Time

Charles Knight - 1859 - 572 pages
...lines must have had consolations which his persecutors could not feel : — ' Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage ; Minds innocent...in my soul am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Eujoy such liberty.' The cavalier, Lovelace, sings, ' When thirsty grief in wine we steep, When healths...
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Once Upon a Time

Charles Knight - 1859 - 604 pages
...lines must have had consolations which his persecutors could not feel : — ' Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage ; Minds innocent...love, And in my soul am free, Angels alone, that soar ahove, Enjoy such liberty.' The cavalier, Lovelace, sings, ' When thirsty grief in wine we steep, When...
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Once Upon a Time

Charles Knight - 1859 - 600 pages
...lines must have had consolations which his persecutors could not feel : — * Stone wiills (Jo not. a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage ; Minds innocent...quiet take That for an hermitage. If I have freedom in inv love, And in my soul am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such lilterty.' The cavalier,...
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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860 - 230 pages
...linnets) I With shriller throat shall sing The sweetness, mercy, majesty, And glories of my king ; When I shall voice aloud, how good He is, how great...Minds innocent and quiet take That for an hermitage ; FUNERAL DIRGE. 143 If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free ; Angels alone, that soar...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - 778 pages
...grates : When I lie tangled in her hair, And fetter'd to her eye ; The gods that wanton in the air, Know no such liberty. • • • • • Stone walls...I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free j Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. THE GRASSHOPPER. To my noble friend, Mr. CharUt...
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Going Up

Jay Raymond - 1991 - 86 pages
...instead, It was written in prison by the seventeenth-century poet, Richard Lovelace. Stone walls do not a prison make Nor iron bars a cage; Minds innocent and...am free; Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. It doesn't matter if the word <hermitage' is unfamiliar. The foreigners all around you won't...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...ELP; EnLoPo; GBL; MeLP; MePo: NoP; DBS; SeCP; TrGrPo To Althea, from Prison 5 Stone walls do not a ker than Death or Night; To defy Power, which seems...thing it contemplates; Neither to change nor falt liberty. (I. 25—32) AWP; BLPA; CaPo; FaBoBe; FPL; GBL; GTBS; GTBS-P; HAP; HelP; InPS; JCP; LiTB;...
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Unfolding Drama of Redemption (Scroggie), Volume 1

William Graham Scroggie - 1994 - 1460 pages
...now. Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage; Minds innocent and quiet take That for a hermitage; If I have freedom in my love, And in my...am free; Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. (Lovelace). One of these free Angels delivered these imprisoned men, as later on this Messenger...
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Romantic Identities: Varieties of Subjectivity, 1774-1830

Andrea K. Henderson - 1996 - 230 pages
...precisely that no prison can truly threaten one's sense of self and one's loyalties: Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage: Minds innocent...am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. Given that it was Lovelace and not Byron who actually suffered imprisonment, and that the...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon - 1998 - 386 pages
...committed linnets, I With shriller throat shall sing The sweetness, mercy, majesty, And glories of my King; When I shall voice aloud how good He is, how great...am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. COMPOSED AROUND 1645; PUBLISHED 1649. Lovelace served faithfully on the Royalist side in the...
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