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2 edition of Sweet Thames run softly. found in the catalog.

Sweet Thames run softly.

Robert Gibbings

Sweet Thames run softly.

With engravings by the author.

by Robert Gibbings

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thames River (England)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670 T2 G5 1945
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229p.
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17887256M

    Thames Sinfonia. Our season opens with a feast of English music: an early masterpiece by Vaughan Williams and a wonderful, haunting Requiem by ex-King's Singer Bob Chilcott frame a delicious rarity: George Dyson's glorious vision of an Elizabethan pageant, Sweet Thames, Run Softly, performed just a few hundred metres from the river.   'In Sweet Thames Run Softly Robert Gibbings describes how in he saw a window of Blackwell's Bookshop in Broad Street, Oxford full of books on the Thames. He was daunted by this as he was just engaged in writing and illustrating his own lovely book. There were histories of the river, and of the villages beside : Amberley Publishing.


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Inon the eve of the Second World War, Robert Gibbings launched his home-made punt on the River Thames and began a slow journey downstream, armed with a sketchpad and a microscope. From the river's source at the edge of the Cotswold Hills to the bustle of London's docks, Sweet Thames Run Softly is a charming, often eccentric account/5(10).

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Sweet Thames Run Softly by Robert Gibbings and a great selection of related books, art Sweet Thames run softly. book collectibles available now at Down to the river Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song. A history of the river, by a writer who is immersed in it.

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We finally settled on Robert Gibbings’ Sweet Thames Run Softly on the basis that it is easily obtainable, printed on good paper with generous margins and is generously illustrated with delightful wood engravings. The book was first published in and was an immediate success, re-printed twice that year and many times thereafter.

III. The Fire Sermon The river’s tent is broken: the last fingers of leaf Clutch and sink into the wet bank. The wind Crosses the brown land, unheard. The nymphs are departed. Sweet Thames, run softly, till I end my song.

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The part of Gibbings that is Irish responds eagerly to the Irish tongue, scene and nature of the Lee becomes a perfect subject for him/5. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gibbings, Robert, Sweet Thames run softly.

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Find Sweet Thames Run Softly by Gibbings, Robert at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. With the help of his son and two members of the technical staff at the University, Gibbings boat, the Willow was constructed and he embarked in his trip down the Thames.

The resulting book ‘Sweet Thames Run Softly’ published in was a huge success and was reprinted twice during that many times since. Flow sweet river flow Sun and moon and stars gone with her Sweet Thames flows softly. Swift the Thames flows to the sea Flow sweet river flow Bearing ships and part of me Sweet Thames flow softly.

Videos Lyrics and Chords. Sweet Thames Flow Softly lyrics and chords print version [G]I met my love near [D]Woolwich Pier be[G]neath the [C]big pier. Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song, Sweet Thames, run softly, for I speak not loud or long.

But at my back in a cold blast I hear The rattle of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear. “The Fire Sermon,” Part III of The Waste Land, opens with a desolate scene by a river. Sweet Thames Run Softly by Robert Gibbings,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(26).

The Oxford Book of English Verse: – Edmund Spenser. – Prothalamion CALME was the day, and through the trembling ayre Sweete-breathing Zephyrus did softly play A gentle spirit, that lightly did delay. Cite this chapter as: Booth A.

() “Sweet Thames, run softly”: Spenser’s : Reading The Waste Land from the Bottom Up. Palgrave Macmillan, New YorkAuthor: Allyson Booth.

Inon the eve of the Second World War, Robert Gibbings launched his home-made punt on the River Thames and began a slow journey downstream, armed with a sketchpad and a microscope. From the river's source at the edge of the Cotswold Hills to the bustle of London's docks, Sweet Thames Run Softly is a charming, often eccentric account.

/5(1). 'In Sweet Thames Run Softly Robert Gibbings describes how in he saw a window of Blackwell's Bookshop in Broad Street, Oxford full of books on the Thames.

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Sweet Thames run softly, till I end my Song. At length, they all to merry London came, To merry London, my most kindly Nurse, That to me gave this Life's first native Sourse: Though from another place I take my Name, An House of ancient Fame.

There when they came, whereas those bricky Towres, The which on Thames' brode aged Back do ride. Sweet Thames Flow Softly-Lyrics And Chords by Ewan McColl. Recorded by Christy Moore. Sheet music notes included. Ewan McColl is as famous in Ireland as he's in Britain, mainly for his songwriting of Dirty Old Town Song and because he was the father of Kirsty McColl.

The title of his book, Sweet Thames Run Softly () is a line from a poem by Edmund Spenser from the 16th century. That’s a pretty good indication of the timelessness of this book, and the timelessness that Gibbings was experiencing when he took his journey.

English arranger George Dyson (–) set up words from Prothalamion with a good soundtrack in his cantata Sweet Thames Run Softly. Edmund Spenser's Epithalamion (distributed in ) is a lyric in 24 stanzas about the artist's wedding to one Elizabeth Boyle.

“Sweet Thames, run softly”: Constructing a Clean River David Skilton This paper explores different modes of constructing the urban scene, and gives examples of how images move between what were once thought of as separate realms, including literary and non-literary texts, literary and non-literary illustration, academic painting, journal.

Inon the eve of the Second World War, Robert Gibbings launched his home-made punt on the River Thames and began a slow journey downstream, armed with a sketchpad and a microscope. From the river's source at the edge of the Cotswold Hills to the bustle of London's docks, Sweet Thames Run Softly is a charming, often eccentric account.

Then he produced a book of bucolic charm, Sweet Thames Run Softly, which was a surprise success in a Britain locked in a desperate fight for sm, perhaps. In the preface, Gibbings explains the boat creation process: "I wanted a boat in which there was plenty of room to sleep, and one which would not turn over when I turned over.

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THAMES VALLEY VILLAGES INTRODUCTORY. The Thames we all know intimately, for the river was discovered by the holiday-maker in the ’seventies of the nineteenth century; but we do not all know the villages of the Thames Valley, and it was partly to satisfy a long-cherished curiosity on this point, and partly to make holiday in some of the little-known nooks yet remaining, that this.

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Sweet Thames, run softly til I end my video clip. British historian/biographer Peter Ackroyd speaking (and boating) on the Thames and on his new book about the river, something of a sequel to his wonderfully rich "biography" of London.

She takes readers on a terrific journey through the literature of the Thames, quoting from Dickens, Defoe and T. Eliot, who sighed: ‘Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song / Sweet Thames. Buy Sweet Thames Run Softly by Gibbings, Robert. (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(5).

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The. Inon the eve of the Second World War, Robert Gibbings launched his home-made punt on the River Thames and began a slow journey downstream, armed with a sketchpad and a microscope.

From the river's source at the edge of the Cotswold Hills to the bustle of London's docks, Sweet Thames Run Softly is a charming, often eccentric, account of Book Edition: New Edition.

x, pp. Green cloth with gilt lettering & decoration to front board & spine. Jacket edgeworn & darkened. Boards clean. Internally clean. Frontis and in-text engravings by the author.

Now uncommon to find in a jacket. The Waste Land is a network of quotations from, and references to, Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song,Sweet Thames, run softly, for I speak not loud or long.

But at my back in a cold blast I hearThe rattle of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear. Buy Sweet Thames Run Softly, Oxfam, Gibbings, Robert, Books, Travel and Holiday Cookies on oxfam We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website.

The line "Sweet Thames, run softly, till I end my song" is a line from a poem called "Prothalamion" by Edmund Spenser () that celebrates marriage along the Thames. Eliot is suggesting to us, though, that Spenser's Thames was very different than the one of Eliot's time, which is polluted with "empty bottles, sandwich papers, / Silk.Sweet Thames!

run softly, till I end my song.’ So ended she; and all the rest around: To her redoubled that her undersong, Which said their bridal day should not be long: And gentle Echo from the neighbour ground: Their accents did resound.

So forth those joyous birds did pass along: Adown the lee that to them murmur’d low.Sweet Thames run softly, till I end my song. At length they all to merry London came, To merry London, my most kindly nurse, That to me gave this life’s first native source, Though from another place I take my name, An house of ancient fame.

There when they came, whereas those bricky towers The which on Thames’ broad aged back do ride.