1779-1852
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May 28, 1779, Dublin, Ireland.

February 26, 1852, Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire, England.

St. Nicholas churchyard, Bromham, Wiltshire, England.

Son of John Moore, a small Dublin tradesman, Thomas was educated at a private school and at Trinity College in Dublin. He read at Middle Temple for the bar, and held a post with the Bermuda government for a short time. He was a well known poet and Irish nationalist. His works include:

  1. As Down the Sunless Retreats of the Ocean
  2. Bird Let Loose in Eastern Skies, The
  3. But Who Shall See the Glorious Day
  4. Come, Ye Disconsolate
  5. Fallen Is Thy Throne, O Israel
  6. Hark! The Vesper Hymn Is Stealing
  7. Like Morning When Her Early Breeze
  8. O Thou Who Driest the Mourner’s Tear
  9. Since First Thy Word Awaked My Heart
  10. Sound the Loud Timbrel o’er Egypt’s Dark Sea
  11. Thou Art, O God, the Life and Light
  12. Turf Shall Be My Fragrant Shrine, The
  13. Were Not the Sinful Mary’s Tears?