Moore, Thomas (1779-1852) (M)

b. 28 May 1779. d. 25 February 1852. Nationality: Irish. VIAF.
Poet. Biographer of Byron, and Byron’s literary executor. Pseudonyms include: “T. Pidcock,” “Bob Gregson, P. P.” Known as “Anacreon Moore.” Born in Dublin. Educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Enrolled in the Middle Temple in 1799. Married Elizabeth (Bessie) Dyke on 25 March 1811. Author of *Epistles, Odes, and Other Poems* (1806); after the volume was denounced by Francis Jeffrey in the *Edinburgh Review*, Moore challenged Jeffrey to a duel (they were taken into custody by the police before the duel could begin). Other publications include the *Irish Melodies* series (1808-1834), *Lalla Rookh* (1817), *The Fudge Family in Paris* (1818), and *Rhymes on the Road* (1823). Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 16
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
“The bird let loose in Eastern skies” 1817-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8058
“As down in the sunless retreats of the ocean” 1817-09 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8057
Lines to Miss Grace Maddox, the Fair Pugilist 1819-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8376
The Annual Pill 1819-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 8377
Account of the Milling-match between Entellus and Dares, translated from the Fifth Book of the Æneid 1819-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 8378
Epistle to Christopher North, Esq 1822-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9696
Erin Ma Vourneen 1828 Forget-Me-Not Poet 13975
The “Living Dog” and the “Dead Lion.” From the Times of Thursday Jan. 10 1828-03 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 10766
Extempore. To —, To Whose Interference I Chiefly Owe the Very Liberal Price Given for Lalla Rookh 1829 The Keepsake Poet 2956
My Birth-Day 1833-01-19 The Penny Magazine Poet 2963
The Progress of Painting. A Fragment of a Dream 1836 The Keepsake Poet 6206
Perpetual Adoration 1837-11-04 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3509
The Glory of God in Creation 1842-02-26 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 5314
“Hail, happy Dalkey! Queen of isles” 1850-09-14 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 6088
“The Insurrection of the Papers” 1853-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9204
“Ballad for the Cambridge Election” 1853-01 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9203