Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Author: Thomas Moore
Published in 11 hymnals

Author: Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore United Kingdom 1779-1852. Born at Dublin, Ireland, the son of a grocer, he showed an early interest in music and acting. He was educated at a private school and Trinity College, Dublin. He read at the Middle Temple for the Bar. Moore did not profess religious piety. His translations of ‘Anacreon’ (celebrating wine, women, and song) were published in 1800, with a dedication to the Prince of Wales. He also wrote a comic opera, “the gypsy prince”, staged that year. In 1801 he published a collection of his own verse, “Poetical works of the late Thomas Little Esq”. A Catholic patriot, he defended the Church of Ireland, especially in later politics. In 1803 he held a post under the Government in Bermuda as regis… Go to person page >

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First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime
Author: Thomas Moore
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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A Selection of Sacred Songs #126

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A Selection of Sacred Songs. 2nd ed. #126

My Little Singing Book #d16

Revival Melodies or Songs of Zion. Part II #d11

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Revival Melodies, or Songs of Zion. #II.50

Songs for the School Room #d24

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The American School Hymn Book. (New ed.) #CLXI[CLI]

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The Public School Singing Book #15a

The Social Lyrist #d8

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The Young Choir #106

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Young Singer's Friend #s97

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