The poet Thomas Moore died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Irish poet, lyricist, and singer who became famous for his lyrics to the popular song “The Last Rose of Summer.” He is also known for “The Minstrel Boy” and numerous other works.
His happy marriage with actress Bessy Dyke produced five children.
Ask a woman’s advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you’re sure to be wise.
The heart that has truly loved never forgets, But as truly loves on to the close.
This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven.
Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
From plants that wake when others sleep, from timid jasmine buds that keep their odour to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about.