Richard Lovelace (1618 1657 or 1658) was an English poet and nobleman, born in Woolwich, Kent, today part of southeast London. He was one of the cavalier poets, and a noted royalist. The "Lucasta" to whom he dedicated much of his ... more
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.