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66 Famous Quotes by Thomas Moore
5/28/1779 - 2/25/1852
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Humility, that low, sweet root, From which all heavenly virtues shoot.

Humility Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Loves of the Angels--Third Angel's Story (st. 11)

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Those golden birds that, in the spice-time, drop About the gardens, drunk with that sweet food Whose scent hath lur'd them o'er the summer flood; And those that under Araby's soft sun Build their high nests of budding cinnamon.

Birds of paradise Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Lalla Rookh--The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan

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Like a young eagle, who has lent his plume To fledge the shaft by which he meets his doom, See their own feathers pluck'd, to wing the dart, Which rank corruption destines for their heart!

Eagles Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Corruption

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Faintly as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time, Soon as the woods on shore dim, We'll sing at St. Ann's our parting hymn; Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The rapids are near and the daylight's past.

Boating Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Canadian Boat Song

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Dear creature!--you'd swear When her delicate feet in the dance twinkle round, That her steps are of light, that her home is the air, And she only par complaisance touches the ground.

Dancing Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Fudge Family in Paris (letter V, l. 50)

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With what a deep devotedness of woe I wept thy absence--o'er and o'er again Thinking of thee, still thee, till thought grew pain, And memory, like a drop that, night and day, Falls cold and ceaseless, wore my heart away!

Absence Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Lalla Rookh--The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan

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Cheek . . . Flushing white and mellow'd red; Gradual tints, as when there glows In snowy milk the bashful rose.

Faces Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Odes of Anacreon--Ode XV (l. 27)

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Good-bye--my paper's out so nearly, I've only room for, Yours sincerely.

Post Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: The Fudge Family in Paris (letter VI)

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Then should some cloud pass over The brow of sire or lover, Think 'tis the shade By Victory made Whose wings right o'er us hover!

Victory Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Battle Song

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Like ships that have gone down at sea, When heaven was all tranquillity.

Ships Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Lalla Rookh--The Light of the Harem

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On my velvet couch reclining, Ivy leaves my brow entwining, While my soul expands with glee, What are kings and crowns to me?

Ivy Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Odes of Anacreon (ode XLVIII)

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This speck of life in time's great wilderness This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless seas, The past, the future, two eternities!

Eternity Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Lalla Rookh--The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan (st. 42)

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From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.

Eternity Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Lalla Rookh--The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan (st. 42)

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One morn a Peri at the gate Of Eden stood disconsolate.

Paradise Quotes, by Thomas Moore , Source: Lalla Rookh--Paradise and the Peri

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Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.

Love Quotes, by Thomas Moore

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The heart that has truly loved never forgets But as truly loves on to the close.

Love Quotes, by Thomas Moore

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