|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Elizabeth Akers Allen (18321911)|
|QUOTATION:||Backward, flow backward, O tide of the years!|
I am so weary of toil and of tears,
Toil without recompense, tears all in vain!
Take them, and give me my childhood again!
|ATTRIBUTION:||Rock me to sleep.|