Love's Young Dream
DESCRIPTION: "Oh! the days are gone ... When my dream of life, from morn till night, Was love" First love "'twas light, that ne'er can shine again On life's dull stream!"
AUTHOR: Thomas Moore (1779-1852)
EARLIEST DATE: before 1845 (broadside, Bodleian Harding B 11(3385))
KEYWORDS: love lyric nonballad
REFERENCES (2 citations):
O'Conor, p. 110, "Love's Young Dream" (1 text)
WolfAmericanSongSheets, #1329, p. 90, "Love's Young Dream" (1 reference)
Bodleian, Harding B 11(3385), "Love's Young Dream", J. Pitts (London), 1819-1844
NOTES: Not one of Moore's more successful pieces; Granger's Index to Poetry lists only two anthologies containing it, and there seem to be few traditional collections. - RBW
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