He used to dream of things he'd do
When grown to be a man,
Beguiling boyhood's years away
With many an idle plan.
- 参见：小词详解 | beguile
- many an 或 many a 常作正式用语与单数名词及动词连用，表示“许多、大量”
And now, when grown to be a man,
He knows no greater joy
Than dreaming of the things he'd do
If he were still a boy.