Thomas Moore

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Thomas Moore is an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of The Minstrel Boy and The Last Rose of Summer. He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often referred to as Anacreon Moore.

Early Life

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Popular Poems
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Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms

Believe me, if all those endearing young charms,
Which I gaze on so fondly to-day,
Were to change by to-morrow, and fleet in my arms,
Live fairy-gifts fading away,
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2.
An Argument

I've oft been told by learned friars,
That wishing and the crime are one,
And Heaven punishes desires
As much as if the deed were done.
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3.
At The Mid Hour Of Night

At the mid hour of night, when stars are weeping, I fly
To the lone vale we loved, when life shone warm in thine eye;
And I think oft, if spirits can steal from the regions of air,
To revisit past scenes of delight, thou wilt come to me there,
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4.
Tis The Last Rose Of Summer

Tis the last rose of summer
Left blooming alone;
All her lovely companions
Are faded and gone:
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5.
An Incantation

Come with me, and we will blow
Lots of bubbles, as we go;
Bubbles bright as ever Hope
Drew from fancy -- or from soap;
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014

A pretty wife is something for the fastidious vanity of a roué to retire upon.

11 November 2014

It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.

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yadeee 16 May 2019

heel how are you mare

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Audrey P. 18 June 2018

I could not find the Poem by Thomas Moore: The Angels Song At Twilight...: Ask Not if Still I Love you..... If available.. please e-mail it to me at: memereinmontana@gmail.com I would appreciate it very much Thank you

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looking for poem Oh Call It By Some Better Name by Thomas Moore

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Walterrean Salley 23 November 2016

I've throughly enjoyed a number of poems from this extremely apt poem, who shares a lot from which to learn.

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