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" Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor iron bars a cage ; Minds innocent and quiet take That for an hermitage : If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free, Angels alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. "
Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ... - Page 278
by George Ellis - 1811
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The uncompleted edition of Wither's poems, ed. by J.M. Gutch. 4 vols, Volume 2

George Wither - 1622
...and live again. When, linnet-like, confined, I With shriller note shall sing The mercy, sweetness, majesty, And glories of my King; When I shall voice aloud, how good He is, how great should be, Th' enlarged winds that curl the flood Know no such liberty. Stone walls do not a prison make Nor iron...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...no such liberty. When linnet like confined) I With shriller note shall sin;, The mercy, sweetness, majesty And glories of my king : When I shall voice aloud how good He is, how great should be, Th* enlarged winds that curl the flood Know no such liberty. Stone walls do not a prison make, Nor...
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Kentish poets, a series of writers, natives of or residents in ..., Volume 2

Rowland Freeman - 1821
...steep, When healths and draughts go free ; — . Fishes that tipple in the deep, Know no such liberty. When, like committed linnets, I With shriller throat...sweetness, mercy, majesty, And glories of my KING ; When 1 shall voice aloud how good He is, how great should be ; — Enlarged winds that curl the flood, Know...
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Kentish Poets: A Series of Writers in English Poetry, Natives ..., Volumes 1-2

Rowland Freeman - Authors, English - 1821
...steep, When healths and draughts go free ; — Fishes that tipple in the deep, Know no such liberty. When, like committed linnets, I With shriller throat...sweetness, mercy, majesty, And glories of my KING ; When 1 shall voice aloud how good He is, how great should be ;— Enlarged winds that curl the flood, Know...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...steep, When healths and draughts go free,— Fishes, that tipple in the deep, Know no such liberty. When, like committed linnets, I With shriller throat...sweetness, mercy, majesty, And glories of my king ; (a) In the original it is " gods." The correction, which is very happy, is Dr Percy's. When I shall...
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The Songs of England and Scotland ...

Peter Cunningham - Ballads, English - 1835
...are free, — Fishes that tipple in the deep. Know no such liberty. When like committed linnets, If With shriller throat shall sing The sweetness, mercy, majesty, And glories of my king ; * In the original it is " gods," Dr. Percy made the alteration j in an old MS. copy of the Song since...
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The songs of England and Scotland

England - 1835
...draughts are free, — fishes that tipple in the deep. Know no such liberty. like committed linnets, If With shriller throat shall sing The sweetness, mercy, majesty, And glories of my king ; ' ID the original it is " gods," Dr. Percy made the alteration ; in u <W MS. copy of the Song since...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 159-160

Early English newspapers - 1836
...that tipple in the deep, Know no such liberty. When, like committed linnets, I With shriller notes shall sing The sweetness, mercy, majesty, And glories...voice aloud, how good He is, how great should be, — Th' enlarged winds, that curl the flood, Know no such liberty. Stone walls do not a prison make,...
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Sketches of English Literature: With Considerations on the Spirit ..., Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1836
...we steepe, When healths and draughts go free, Fishes that tipple in the deepe Know no such libertie. When (like committed linnets) I With shriller throat...mercy, majesty, And glories of my King : When I shall voyce aloud, how good He is, how great should be, Inlarged winds that curie the flood Know no such...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...steepe, When healths and draughts go free, Fishes that tipple in the deepe, Know no such lihertie. When (like committed linnets) I With shriller throat...mercy, majesty, And glories of my King ; When I shall voyce aloud, how good He is, how great should he ; Enlarged winds that curle the flood, Know no such...
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