They Know Not My Heart – Thomas Moore

They Know Not My Heart They know not my heart, who believe there can be One stain of this earth in its feelings for thee;…

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St. Senanus And The Lady – Thomas Moore

St. Senanus And The Lady St. Senanus “On! haste, and leave this sacred isle, Unholy bark, ere morning smile; For on thy deck, though dark…

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Ode To The Sublime Porte – Thomas Moore

Ode To The Sublime Porte Great Sultan, how wise are thy state compositions! And oh, above all, I admire that Decree, In which thou command’st,…

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Fairest! Put On A While – Thomas Moore

Fairest! Put On A While Fairest! put on a while These pinions of light I bring thee, And o’er thy own green isle In fancy…

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Alone In Crowds To Wander On – Thomas Moore

Alone In Crowds To Wander On Alone in crowds to wander on, And feel that all the charm is gone Which voices dear and eyes…

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The Prince’s Day – Thomas Moore

The Prince’s Day Though dark are our sorrows, today we’ll forget them, And smile through our tears, like a sunbeam in showers: There never were…

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Sail On, Sail On – Thomas Moore

Sail On, Sail On Sail on, sail on, thou fearless bark — Where’er blows the welcome wind, It cannot lead to scenes more dark, More…

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Lesbia Hath A Beaming Eye – Thomas Moore

Lesbia Hath A Beaming Eye Lesbia hath a beaming eye, But no one knows for whom it beameth; Right and left its arrows fly, But…

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Desmond’s Song – Thomas Moore

Desmond’s Song By the Feal’s wave benighted, No star in the skies, To thy door by Love lighted, I first saw those eyes. Some voice…

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When Cold In The Earth – Thomas Moore

When Cold In The Earth When cold in the earth lies the friend thou hast loved, Be his faults and his follies forgot by thee…

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The Lake Of The Dismal Swamp – Thomas Moore

The Lake Of The Dismal Swamp ‘THEY made her a grave too cold and damp For a soul so warm and true; And she’s gone…

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Oh, Could We Do With This World Of Ours – Thomas Moore

Oh, Could We Do With This World Of Ours Oh, could we do with this world of ours As thou dost with thy garden bowers,…

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How Oft Has The Benshee Cried – Thomas Moore

How Oft Has The Benshee Cried How oft has the Benshee cried, How oft has death untied Bright links that Glory wove, Sweet bonds entwined…

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Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms – Thomas Moore

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…

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They May Rail At This Life – Thomas Moore

They May Rail At This Life They may rail at this life — from the hour I began it I found it a life full…

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Song- Why Does Azure Deck The Sky – Thomas Moore

Song- Why Does Azure Deck The Sky Why does azure deck the sky? ‘Tis to be like thy looks of blue. Why is red the…

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Oh! Blame Not The Bard – Thomas Moore

Oh! Blame Not The Bard Oh! blame not the bard, if he fly to the bowers Where Pleasure lies, carelessly smiling at Fame; He was…

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Eveleen’s Bower – Thomas Moore

Eveleen’s Bower Oh! weep for the hour, When to Eveleen’s bower, The Lord of the Valley with false vows came; The moon hid her light,…

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After The Battle – Thomas Moore

After The Battle Night closed around the conqueror’s way, And lightnings show’d the distant hill, Where those who lost that dreadful day Stood few and…

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While Gazing On The Moon’s Light – Thomas Moore

While Gazing On The Moon’s Light While gazing on the moon’s light, A moment from her smile I turn’d, To look at orbs that, more…

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The Parallel – Thomas Moore

The Parallel Yes, sad one of Sion, if closely resembling, In shame and in sorrow, thy wither’d-up heart — If drinking deep, deep, of the…

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Rich And Rare Were The Gems She Wore – Thomas Moore

Rich And Rare Were The Gems She Wore Rich and rare were the gems she wore, And a bright gold ring on her wand she…

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Love’s Young Dream – Thomas Moore

Love’s Young Dream Oh! the days are gone, when Beauty bright My heart’s chain wove; When my dream of life, from morn till night, Was…

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Drink To Her – Thomas Moore

Drink To Her Drink to her who long Hath waked the poet’s sigh, The girl who gave to song What gold could never buy. Oh!…

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When First I Met Thee – Thomas Moore

When First I Met Thee When first I met thee, warm and young, There shone such truth about thee, And on thy lip such promise…

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The Ghost Of Miltiades – Thomas Moore

The Ghost Of Miltiades The Ghost of Miltiades came at night, And he stood by the bed of the Benthamite, And he said, in a…

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Oh, Banquet Not – Thomas Moore

Oh, Banquet Not Oh, banquet not in those shining bowers, Where Youth resorts, but come to me, For mine’s a garden of faded flowers, More…

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I Saw From The Beach – Thomas Moore

I Saw From The Beach I saw from the beach, when the morning was shining, A bark o’er the waters move gloriously on; I came…

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At The Mid Hour Of Night – Thomas Moore

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…

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There Are Sounds Of Mirth – Thomas Moore

There Are Sounds Of Mirth There are sounds of mirth in the night-air ringing, And lamps from every casement shown; While voices blithe within are…

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Song Of The Evil Spirit Of The Woods – Thomas Moore

Song Of The Evil Spirit Of The Woods Now the vapor, hot and damp, Shed by day’s expiring lamp, Through the misty ether spreads Every…

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Ode To The Goddess Ceres – Thomas Moore

Ode To The Goddess Ceres Dear Goddess of Corn, whom the ancients we know, (Among other odd whims of those comical bodies,) Adorn’d with somniferous…

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Farewell! — But Whenever You Welcome The Hour – Thomas Moore

Farewell! — But Whenever You Welcome The Hour Farewell! but whenever you welcome the hour That awakens the night-song of mirth in your bower, Then…

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You Remember Ellen – Thomas Moore

You Remember Ellen You remember Ellen, our hamlet’s pride, How meekly she bless’d her humble lot, When the stranger, William, had made her his bride,…

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While History’s Muse – Thomas Moore

While History’s Muse While History’s Muse the memorial was keeping Of all that the dark hand of Destiny weaves, Beside her the Genius of Erin…

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The Song Of Fionnuala – Thomas Moore

The Song Of Fionnuala Silent, oh Moyle, be the roar of thy water, Break not, ye breezes, your chain of repose, While, murmuring mournfully, Lir’s…

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Remember Thee! – Thomas Moore

Remember Thee! Remember thee! yes, while there’s life in this heart, It shall never forget thee, all lorn as thou art; More dear in thy…

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Lay His Sword By His Side – Thomas Moore

Lay His Sword By His Side Lay his sword by his side — it hath served him too well Not to rest near his pillow…

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Cotton And Corn – Thomas Moore

Cotton And Corn Said Cotton to Corn, t’other day, As they met and exchang’d salute- (Squire Corn in his carriage so gay, Poor Cotton, half…

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Twas One Of Those Dreams – Thomas Moore

Twas One Of Those Dreams ‘TWAS one of those dreams, that by music are brought, Like a bright summer haze, o’er the poet’s warm thought…

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The Irish Peasant To His Mistress – Thomas Moore

The Irish Peasant To His Mistress Through grief and through danger thy smile hath cheer’d my way, Till hope seem’d to bud from each thorn…

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Oh! Think Not My Spirits Are Always As Light – Thomas Moore

Oh! Think Not My Spirits Are Always As Light Oh! think not my spirits are always as light, And as free from a pang as…

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How Dear To Me The Hour – Thomas Moore

How Dear To Me The Hour How dear to me the hour when daylight dies, And sunbeams melt along the silent sea, For then sweet…

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As Vanquish’d Erin – Thomas Moore

As Vanquish’D Erin As vanquish’d Erin wept beside The Boyne’s ill-fated river, She saw where Discord, in the tide, Had dropp’d his loaded quiver. “Lie…

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Though The Last Glimpse Of Erin With Sorrow I See – Thomas Moore

Though The Last Glimpse Of Erin With Sorrow I See Though the last glimpse of Erin with sorrow I see, Yet wherever thou art shall…

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Song Of Innisfail – Thomas Moore

Song Of Innisfail They came from a land beyond the sea, And now o’er the western main Set sail, in their good ships, gallantly, From…

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No, Not More Welcome – Thomas Moore

No, Not More Welcome No, not more welcome the fairy numbers Of music fall on the sleeper’s ear, When half awaking from fearful slumbers, He…

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Erin, Oh Erin – Thomas Moore

Erin, Oh Erin Like the bright lamp, that shone in Kildare’s holy fane, And burn’d through long ages of darkness and storm, Is the heart…

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All In A Family Way – Thomas Moore

All In A Family Way My banks are all furnished with rags, So thick, even Freddy can’t thin ’em; I’ve torn up my old money-bags,…

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Whene’er I See Those Smiling Eyes – Thomas Moore

Whene’Er I See Those Smiling Eyes Whene’er I see those smiling eyes, So full of hope, and joy, and light, As if no cloud could…

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The Night Dance – Thomas Moore

The Night Dance Strike the gay harp! see the moon is on high, And, as true to her beam as the tides of the ocean,…

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Quick! We Have But A Second – Thomas Moore

Quick! We Have But A Second Quick! we have but a second, Fill round the cup while you may; For time, the churl, hath beckon’d,…

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Lalla Rookh – Thomas Moore

Lalla Rookh “How sweetly,” said the trembling maid, Of her own gentle voice afraid, So long had they in silence stood, Looking upon that tranquil…

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Corn And Catholics – Thomas Moore

Corn And Catholics “What! still those two infernal questions, That with our meals our slumbers mix — That spoil our tempers and digestions — Eternal…

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To Ladies’ Eyes – Thomas Moore

To Ladies’ Eyes To Ladies’ eyes a round, boy, We can’t refuse, we can’t refuse; Though bright eyes so abound, boy, ‘Tis hard to choose,…

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The Fortune-Teller – Thomas Moore

The Fortune-Teller Down in the valley come meet me to-night, And I’ll tell you your fortune truly As ever ’twas told, by the new-moon’s light,…

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Oh! Had We Some Bright Little Isle Of Our Own – Thomas Moore

Oh! Had We Some Bright Little Isle Of Our Own Oh! had we some bright little isle of our own, In a blue summer ocean,…

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Her Picture – Thomas Moore

Her Picture Go then, if she, whose shade thou art, No more will let thee soothe my pain; Yet, tell her, it has cost this…

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As A Beam O’er The Face Of The Waters May Glow – Thomas Moore

As A Beam O’Er The Face Of The Waters May Glow As a beam o’er the face of the waters may glow While the tide…

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Thee, Thee, Only Thee – Thomas Moore

Thee, Thee, Only Thee The dawning of morn, the daylight’s sinking, The night’s long hours still find me thinking Of thee, thee, only thee. When…

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