You stood before me like a thought, A dream remembered in a dream. But when those meek eyes first did seem To tell me, Love within you wrought-- O Greta, dear domestic stream !
- by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834), appears in Recollections of Love, no. 5 [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 John Linton Gardner (1917 - 2011), "You stood before me like a thought", op. 242 no. 5 (2000) [ soprano and piano ], from Recollections of Love, no. 5 [sung text not yet checked]
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