Vere, Thomas Aubrey de, third son of the late Sir Aubrey de Vere, Bart., was b. in 1814, and educated at Trinity College, Dublin. Whilst Dr. Newman was Rector of the Roman Catholic University, Dublin, he was one of the Professors there. His first volume of Poems appeared in 1842, and since then he has also published more than thirty distinct works, many of which are in verse, including Poem, 1855; May Carols, 1857; Poetical Works, 1884; and others. A few pieces from his poetical works are given in Roman Catholic collections.
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Display Title: They Leave The Land Of Gems And GoldFirst Line: They leave the land of gems and goldTune Title: PORT LOUISAuthor: T. Aubrey de VereMeter: LMDSource: The Holy Family Hymns, (London: Richardson, 1860)