What does bed of roses mean?

bed of roses meaning in General Dictionary

a flower bed by which flowers tend to be growing

Sentence Examples with the word bed of roses

He learned that suffering and freedom have their limits and that those limits are very near together; that the person in a bed of roses with one crumpled petal suffered as keenly as he now, sleeping on the bare damp earth with one side growing chilled while the other was warming; and that when he had put on tight dancing shoes he had suffered just as he did now when he walked with bare feet that were covered with sores--his footgear having long since fallen to pieces.

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