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It is very nice to think The world is full of meat and drink, With little children saying grace In every Christian kind of place.
- by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894), "A thought", appears in A Child's Garden of Verses, first published 1885 [author's text checked 1 time 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 Grace Wilbur Conant (1858 - 1948), "A thought", published 1915. [voice and piano] [text not verified]
- by Edward Falk , "A thought", published <<1940 [voice and piano], from A Child's Garden of Verses [text not verified]
- by Antonio Giacometti (b. 1957), "A thought", 2005 [baritone and piano], from Seven Stevenson Songs, no. 2. [text not verified]
- by Marvin Radnor , "A thought", published 1923. [voice and piano] [text not verified]
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- ITA Italian (Italiano) (Paolo Montanari) , title 1: "Un pensiero", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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This text was added to the website: 2008-11-27
Line count: 4
Word count: 25
È molto bello pensare che il mondo è pieno di roba da mangiare, con dei bambini che dicono la preghiera in tutti i posti cristiani del mondo.
- Translation from English to Italian (Italiano) copyright © 2010 by Paolo Montanari, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
- a text in English by Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894), "A thought", appears in A Child's Garden of Verses, first published 1885
This text was added to the website: 2010-04-05
Line count: 4
Word count: 27