Many of the hymns in his Swan-Song are said to have been composed and sung in that way.
What a prophecy of Vittoria and Waterloo there is in these words—the swan-song of Pitt.
And I suppose, our swan-song will be played on silver flutes!
The first line of Gilbert's swan-song—the only song of his that is remembered.
That was my cradle-song; and this is my swan-song, I suppose.