Thomas Moore in Mayfield Cottage, nr. Ashbourne, Derbyshire - 25 October, 1814

from Letter from Thomas Moore to Lady Donegal, 25 October 1814, pages 44–45:

“When I consider (says Sir W. Temple) how many noble and esteemable men, how many lovely and agreeable women, I have outlived among my acquaintance and friends, methinks it looks impertinent to be still alive.” There are already three whom I (at least fancied I) loved, now cold in the earth!

 

“Then warm in love, now withering in the grave.”

 

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cite as

Thomas Moore, Letter from Thomas Moore to Lady Donegal, 25 October 1814. In Lord John Russell and Lord John Russell (ed.), Memoirs, Journal and Correspondence of Thomas Moore, volume 2 (London, 1853), p. 44–45. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1593534816220 accessed: 23 September, 2021

location of experience: Mayfield Cottage, nr. Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Listeners

Thomas Moore
Poet, Singer, song writer
1779-1852

Listening to

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melancholy music performed by Thomas Moore

Experience Information

Date/Time 25 October, 1814
Medium live
Listening Environment in private, indoors, solitary

Originally submitted by lcc5 on Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:33:36 +0100
Approved on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 12:15:39 +0100