The witch Sycorax had imprisoned Ariel in "a cloven pine." Prospero freed Ariel.
The witch Sycorax imprisoned Ariel in a pine tree, but died before Ariel could be set free so Ariel was stuck there for 12 years. Prospero freed Ariel.
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