Elizabeth Akers Allen

1832 - 1911

A Quote by Elizabeth Akers Allen on childhood, nostalgia, and time

Backward turn backward o time in your flight Make me a child again just for tonight...

Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832 - 1911)

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A Quote by Elizabeth Akers Allen on children, justice, and time

Backward, turn backward, O Time, in your flight, Make me a child again, just for tonight!

Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832 - 1911)

Source: Rock Me to Sleep, 1860

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Elizabeth Akers Allen on tears

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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!

Elizabeth Akers Allen (1832 - 1911)

Source: Rock Me to Sleep, 1860

Contributed by: Zaady

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