This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison Resources
This scholarly website provides tons information on Coleridge, including a biography, social and political context, information on Coleridge's views on religion, science, and much more.
This site includes links to many of Coleridge's best-known poems, including "This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison."
From Bowdoin College in Maine, a hypertext version of the poem and links to information about Coleridge and his Romantic pals.
This site, created by the University of Virginia Library, has tons of information on Coleridge.
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Coleridge. Frilly bow. Shaggy hair. Need we say more?
The lime trees in Coleridge's garden probably weren't quite so big as this one.
An excerpt from Coleridge's letter to Robert Southey containing the poem, about which the poet basically says, "It ain't no thing."
An etext version of the Lyrical Ballads, published in 1798 by Wordsworth and Coleridge, the amazing Romantic duo.
The first volume of Richard Holmes's prize-winning biography of Coleridge traces his life up through 1804, including the period in which "This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison" was written.
Now that you know all about Lamb's "gentle heart," get acquainted with his "witty pen" in this collection of essays. His essay "Old China" is a favorite.