bloom of youth


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bloom of youth

The most enjoyable and/or successful time of one's youth, likened to the bloom of a flower being its most prominent and beautiful moment. I have a great fondness for that age, when I was in the bloom of youth.
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But you are still there after the bloom of youth has faded.
The bloom of youth Is still upon your cheek But when you look in the mirror It's grey hairs you seek Your eyes are still A lovely blue, Whatever happened To the rest of you?
Published in 1967, Al-Sabban's first divan was, "Fi Rabiya'a Al-'Aumr" ("In the Bloom of Youth").
However, now it is, thanks largely to 1970's 'glam rock' musicians, who in the wild bloom of youth (and regardless of--if not in spite of--their male gender) sported such accoutrements as glittery makeup, outrageous hairstyles, shiny spandex trousers, rhinestones, and sparkly platform shoes.
As shy nature revealed her new wares, my wife, still touched by the bloom of youth, was in the bedroom choosing a suitable seasonal top for our grand tour of the village shop.
Finally, there was Kent, ABT's senior ballerina, who cast a spell of eternal springtime over Symphonie Concertante, like Aurora in the first bloom of youth. See www.abt.org.
'The expression of his countenance', he wrote, 'acquired a peculiar charm when his look dwelt for a time, with the most lively pleasure, on a fair girl, whose eyes beamed with the most unalloyed enjoyment of the fresh bloom of youth, and dazzling beauty'.
"The bloom of youth is a must-have for lips and cheeks and this combination will always leave you looking fresh as a daisy.
'The bloom of youth is a must-have for lips and cheeks, and this combination will always leave you looking fresh as a daisy.
In fact, in one report, she was identified as 28 years old, and her square, heavy physique and dark skin were used to suggest that she was threatening and contemptible, clearly outside the protections that accrued naturally to white girls in "the bloom of youth." In Hampton, the local paper was quick to publish a black-bordered picture of her victim, a small, delicate white woman from a prominent local family, who was a widow and the mother of five.
A gentleman not in the first bloom of youth was tempted to share a belly dancer's carpet.
Sadly, she died: bloom of youth. "Liquid tumor," she christened it--leukemia.
While there is no future to their relationship--Big John dismisses a slightly older boy whose bloom of youth has begun to fade--Cuesta presents his cautionary tale as a coming-of-age for Howie, whose ultimate sexual orientation is left ambiguous.
"The metallic shine given off by gold and silver is good for older skin because it brings back the bloom of youth."