In the harem
Language: English after the Chinese (中文)
It was the time of flowers, the gate was closed;
Within an arbour's shade fair girls reposed.
But though their hearts were full, they nothing said,
Fearing the tell-tale parrot overhead.
Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]
- a text in Chinese (中文) by Zhu Qingyu (fl. 9th century) [text unavailable]
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