First volume of the first
In presenting these Volumes to the public I should
have felt, I own, considerable diffidence, from a
sincere distrust in my own powers of doing justice
Thomas Moore was closely attuned to the taste and artistic sensibility of his age, but he is remembered now primarily by the Irish, who still sing his songs and claim him as their own. He was a born l...
Although he came to be regarded as the national lyricist of Ireland, Thomas Moore was also a musician, novelist, satirist, historian, and the biographer of Richard Brinsley Sheridan; George Gordon, Lo...