Glide gently, thus for ever, ever glide, O Thames! that other bards may see As lovely visions by thy side As now, fair river! come to me. O glide, fair stream, for ever so, Thy quiet soul on all bestowing, Till all our minds for ever flow As thy deep waters now are flowing.
- by William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850) [author's text not yet checked against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by William Walton (1902 - 1983), "Glide gently", 1962 [voice and piano or orchestra], from A Song for the Lord Mayor's Table, no. 2. [text verified 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]