Who is Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish writer, poet, and lyricist celebrated for his Irish Melodies. Their setting of English-language verse to old Irish tunes marked the transition in popular Irish culture from Irish to English. Politically, Moore was recognised in England as a press, or "squib", writer for the aristocratic Whigs; in Ireland he was accounted a Catholic patriot.

Married to a Protestant actress and hailed as "Anacreon Moore" after the classical Greek composer of drinking songs and erotic verse, Moore did not profess religious piety. Yet in the controversies that surrounded Catholic Emancipation, Moore was seen to defend the tradition of the Church in Ireland against both evangelising Protestants and uncompromising lay Catholics. Longer prose w...
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Thomas Moore Poems

  • El Bonito Rosal
    Estar cansado del amor
    Volé a la arboleda,
    Y me escogió un árbol de la más bella;
    Diciendo: "Bonito rosal, ...
  • Song Of A Hyperborean
    I come from a land in the sun bright deep,
    Where golden gardens grow;
    Where the winds of the north, be calmed in sleep,
    Their conch-shells never blow.[1] ...
  • Fare Thee Well, Thou Lovely One! (sicilian Air.)
    Fare thee well, thou lovely one!
    Lovely still, but dear no more;
    Once his soul of truth is gone,
    Love's sweet life is o'er. ...
  • The Pretty Rose-tree
    Being weary of love,
    I flew to the grove,
    And chose me a tree of the fairest;
    Saying, "Pretty Rose-tree, ...
  • Peace Be Around Thee. (scotch Air.)
    Peace be around thee, wherever thou rov'st;
    May life be for thee one summer's day,
    And all that thou wishest and all that thou lov'st
    Come smiling around thy sunny way! ...
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Bright 277 Sweet 260 Long 212 Soul 207 Young 161 Earth 148 Thought 132 Spirit 126 Good 112 True 112


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Pdsongbot: believe me, if all those endearing young charms music: traditional irish lyrics: thomas moore, 1808
Theollefan: i fully understand i'm a homer and biased about this, but honestly would love the steelers to nab isaiah moore, chandler zavala, drake thomas, or thayer thomas in the draft...or all of them...they all fit a need imo. maybe not so much guard anymore, but still!
Jescomzim: lord, give me the grace to work to bring about the things that i pray for. st thomas moore
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