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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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.
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.
A female friend of mine (not in the first bloom of youth I might add) sat on my sofa, took a deep breath, gave a long low ecstatic moan then sank back into the cushions with glazed eyes then sighed as she said: "That was absolute bliss.
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.
A gentleman not in the first bloom of youth was tempted to share a belly dancer's carpet.
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.
A]s her fingers ran almost involuntarily across her locks, her touch told her they were soft and silken; and she looked into her own eyes, and saw that they were bright; and her hand touched the outline of her cheek, and she knew that something of the fresh bloom of youth was still there; and her lips parted, and there were her white teeth; and there came a smile and a dimple, and a slight purpose of laughter in her eye, and then a tear.
Do the marriage vows spoken in the bloom of youth and love require total self-abnegation and the destruction of one partner's spirit and sanity?
What was not such a stick–on certainty was that the follow–up film – about the continuing adventures of a bunch of former agents who are no longer in the full bloom of youth (Retired Extremely Dangerous, if you were wondering) would also be such great fun.