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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Psychesbath: the sense of belonging to the world helps you become more mature ethically. ~thomas moore
Takebackthect: "the isl theory could uproot our system of checks and balances...dangerously, at least five sitting justices...have expressed openness to the theory: john roberts, clarence thomas, samuel alito, neil gorsuch, and brett kavanaugh."
Wallis_ira: 点我头像++++++++++++++++v theobald harte baird morrison thomas silas sam hart janice cromwell jessica owen bob moore
Colbyella1: 点我头像++++++++++++++++++++v devin saxton reginald marion frank sailsbury thomas silas bowen dora bob moore isabel malory gregary murray
Heatherbbaldwin: an amazing theological examination of the gender-encompasing god and gender fluidity of christ. (transhumanist ideation was heavily popularized by sir thomas moore before henry viii split from rome)
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