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Selected Poetry of Thomas Moore (1779-1852)


from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

My only books
Were woman's looks,
And folly's all they've taught me.
        (The Time I've Lost in Wooing, 8-10)
  1. A Ballad: The Lake of the Dismal Swamp
  2. Lalla Rookh (excerpt)
  3. Oft, in the Stilly Night (Scotch Air)
  4. The Time I've Lost in Wooing
  5. When 'Midst the Gay I Meet

Biographical information

Given name: Thomas
Family name: Moore
Birth date: 28 May 1779
Death date: 25 February 1852
Nationality: Irish
Family relations
          father: John Moore
          mother: Anastasia Moore
          wife: Bessie Moore (from 25 March 1811)
          son: John Russell Moore
          son: Thomas Lansdowne Parr Moore
          daughter: Anastasia Moore
Language: English
Education
          Grammar school kept by Samuel Whyte
          Trinity College, Dublin: 1794
          Middle Temple: 1799
Religion: Roman Catholic
Patron: Prince of Wales
Literary period: Romantic
Residences
          No. 12 Aungier Street, Dublin: 28 May 1779
          London: 1799
          Kegworth, Leicestershire: 1811
Buried at: Bromham
First RPO edition: 1996-2000