And instead of the tremendous winging excitement he had expected (or perhaps fear, or awe), there was nothing but the dim, atavistic guilt for the sudden, raging hate of his own blood moments earlier and the endless ring-a-rosy of the childhood song. From Wordnik.com. [The Gunslinger]
They adorn themselves in haste, fantastically, to charm him, with the flowers of the garden; singing a wooing song, of the most melting, persuasive, irresistible, they weave around him, circling as in a child's game of ring-a-rosy, sweeping the heady perfumes of their garlands under his nostrils. From Wordnik.com. [The Wagnerian Romances] Reference
I can tell you how she dance down the meadows in the ring-a-rosy play and how she -- ". From Wordnik.com. [The Landloper] Reference
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