There's a bower of roses by BENDEMEER'S§ stream, And the nightingale sings round it all the day long ; In the time of my childhood 'twas like a sweet dream, To sit in the roses and hear the bird's song. Lalla Rookh: An Oriental Romance - Side 63af Thomas Moore - 1817 - 405 siderFuld visning
- Om denne bog
...white ground, "Rose, Pot Pourri"! The more numerous survivors of those which bloomed when "In the days of my childhood 'twas like a sweet dream To sit in the roses and hear the birds sing," are the Ayrshire, the Banksian, the Scotch, the Austrian briar, and, true to its title,...