Quotation by William Allingham

Before a day was over,
Home comes the rover,
For mother's kiss—sweeter this
Than any other thing!
William Allingham (1824–1889), Irish poet. Wishing (l. 21–24). . .

Oxford Book of Children's Verse, The. Iona Opie and Peter Opie, eds. (1973) Oxford University Press.
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