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MOORE, Thomas (1779-1852). Poet.
Autograph Quotation Signed of four lines by [James] Montgomery, on 1 page 8vo, signed in full 'Thomas Moore', no place, no date.
The Dead are like the stars, by day,
Withdrawn from mortal eye,
But not extinct, they hold their way
In glory through the sky.


These lines (with some differences), have been frequently attributed to Bernard Barton (1784-1849).

£450 [No: 25757]
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