1779–1852
portrait

May 28, 1779, Dub­lin, Ire­land.

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

St. Ni­cho­las church­yard, Brom­ham, Wilt­shire, Eng­land.

Thomas was the son of John Moore, a small Dub­lin trades­man.

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

  1. Angel of Char­i­ty, Who, from Above
  2. Arrayed in Clouds of Gold­en Light
  3. As, Down the Sun­less Re­treats of the Ocean
  4. Awaked from Sin’s De­lu­sive Sleep
  5. Behold the Sun How Bright
  6. Believe Me, if All Those En­dear­ing Young Charms
  7. Bird Let Loose in East­ern Skies, The
    • Dove Let Loose in East­ern Skies, The
  8. Come, Ye Dis­con­so­late
  9. Faintly as Tolls the Ev­en­ing Chime
  10. Fallen Is Thy Throne, O Is­ra­el
  11. Guard Us, O Thou Who Ne­ver Sleep­est
  12. Hark! The Ves­per Hymn Is Steal­ing
  13. I Saw from the Beach When the Morn­ing Was Shin­ing
  14. Is It Not Sweet to Think, Here­af­ter
  15. Light, the Dark, Wher­e’er I Look, The
  16. Like Morn­ing When Her Ear­ly Breeze
  17. Meeting of the Wa­ters, The
  18. O Thou Who Dri­est the Mourn­er’s Tear
  19. Oft in the Sti­lly Night
  20. Scene Was More Beau­ti­ful Far to My Eye, The
  21. See How, Be­neath the Moon Beam’s Smile
  22. Since First Thy Word Awaked My Heart
  23. Sound the Loud Tim­brel o’er Egypt’s Dark Sea
  24. Sweet Ev­en­ing Bells
  25. Sweet Spir­it, if Thy Airy Sleep
  26. This World Is All a Fleet­ing Show
  27. Those Ev­en­ing Bells
  28. Thou Art, O God, the Life and Light
  29. ’Tis the Last Rose of Sum­mer
  30. Turf Shall Be My Fra­grant Shrine, The
    • There’s No­thing Bright, Above, Be­low
  31. Were Not the Sin­ful Mary’s Tears?
  32. When Ev­en­ing Shades Are Fall­ing
  33. Who Shall See the Glor­i­ous Day?