William Blake : Ah! Sunflower
Ah! sunflower, weary of time, Who countest the steps of the sun, Seeking after that sweet golden clime Where the traveller’s journey is done; Where the youth pined away with desire, And the pale virgin shrouded in snow, Arise from their graves and aspire; Where my sunflower wishes to go.
William Rose (b. Abt. 1715, d. Abt. 1803)William Rose (son of Hill Rose) was born Abt. 1715 in England, and died Abt. 1803 in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
He married Sarah Gardner on Abt. 1739 in Maryland.
William Rose, at about nine years of age and a son of a Hill Rose of England, was sent with a note by his father to sea captain either in Liverpool or London , England. The captain locked the boy up in a cabin of his ship and there he stayed until well out to sea. He…
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