Rose That All Are Praising, The

DESCRIPTION: "The rose that all are praising Is not the rose for me; Too many eyes are gazing Upon that costly tree"; he prefers another rose. Similarly, he prefers a bird other than the bird that sings sweetly, and a gem that kings do not covet
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1847 (Journal of the Cortes)
KEYWORDS: flowers bird love
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 279-280, "The Rose That All Are Praising" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #27316
File: HGam279

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