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Sweet Thames run softly

Robert Gibbings

Sweet Thames run softly

by Robert Gibbings

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Published by J.M. Dent & Sons in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thames River (England)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Gibbings ;with engravings by the author.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14904008M

    Reprinted. pages. Pictorial dust jacket over green cloth. Contains black and white illustrations by the author. Pages are mostly clean overall, with faint tanning throughout. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Il. 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. The Thames: Sacred River is being released in October.

    '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 themendocinoroofingnetwork.com: Joan Tucker. Reprinted. pages. Pictorial dust jacket over green cloth. Contains black and white illustrations. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with moderate tanning and thumbing. Small inscriptions an.

    Jan 07,  · Sweet Thames, run softly (William Callow, Rialto Bridge, Venice. Photo credit: Williamson Art Gallery and Museum, Birkenhead) Sunday. Slower breakfast, slower survey of the morning’s paper, just to see how hugely is improving on the previous year. Alas, alas. There seem to be remarkable numbers of people that our rich, highly developed. 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.


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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.

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The poet feels that the Thames has done justice to his nuptial song by "flowing softly" according to his request: "Sweet Thames run softly till I end my song". The poem is often grouped with Spenser's poem about his own marriage, the Epithalamion.

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