Moore


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Moore

 (mo͝or, môr), Clement Clarke 1779-1863.
American scholar and poet who wrote the poem "A Visit from St. Nicholas" (1823).

Moore

, George Augustus 1852-1933.
Irish writer whose works include poetry, drama, criticism, and novels, such as Esther Waters (1894).

Moore

, George Edward 1873-1958.
British philosopher whose theories, presented in Principia Ethica (1903) and other works, influenced 20th-century epistemology and linguistic analysis.

Moore

, Henry 1898-1986.
British sculptor whose works, mostly semiabstract human figures, are characterized by smooth organic forms.

Moore

, Marianne Craig 1887-1972.
American poet whose works, published in volumes such as Observations (1924) and What Are Years? (1941), are characterized by wit, irony, and unconventional meter.

Moore

, Thomas 1779-1852.
Irish romantic poet. Many of his nostalgic and patriotic lyrics, such as "The Minstrel Boy," were set to traditional Irish tunes.

Moore

(mʊə; mɔː)
n
1. (Biography) Bobby. full name Robert Frederick Moore. 1941–93, English footballer, captain of the England team that won the World Cup in 1966
2. (Biography) Dudley (Stuart John). 1935–2002, British actor, comedian, and musician noted for his comedy partnership (1960–73) with Peter Cook and such films as 10 (1979) and Arthur (1981)
3. (Biography) George. 1852–1933, Irish novelist. His works include Esther Waters (1894) and The Brook Kerith (1916)
4. (Biography) G(eorge) E(dward). 1873–1958, British philosopher, noted esp for his Principia Ethica (1903)
5. (Biography) Gerald. 1899–1987, British pianist, noted as an accompanist esp to lieder singers
6. (Biography) Henry. 1898–1986, British sculptor. His works are characterized by monumental organic forms and include the Madonna and Child (1943) at St Matthew's Church, Northampton
7. (Biography) Sir John. 1761–1809, British general; commander of the British army (1808–09) in the Peninsular War: killed at Corunna
8. (Biography) Marianne (Craig). 1887–1972, US poet: her works include Observations (1924) and Selected Poems (1935)
9. (Biography) Thomas. 1779–1852, Irish poet, best known for Irish Melodies (1807–34)

Moore

(ˈmʊʊre)
n
1. (Languages) another name for Mossi
2. (Peoples) another name for Mossi

Moore

(mʊər, mɔr, moʊr)

n.
1. Archibald Lee (Archie), 1913–98, U.S. boxer.
2. Brian, 1921–99, U.S. novelist, born in Ireland.
3. Clement Clarke, 1779–1863, U.S. scholar and writer.
4. Henry, 1898–1986, English sculptor.
5. Marianne (Craig), 1887–1972, U.S. poet and critic.
6. Thomas, 1779–1852, Irish poet.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Moore - United States composer of works noted for their use of the American vernacular (1893-1969)
2.Moore - English actor and comedian who appeared on television and in films (born in 1935)
3.Moore - English philosopher (1873-1958)
4.Moore - Irish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852)Moore - Irish poet who wrote nostalgic and patriotic verse (1779-1852)
5.Moore - United States poet noted for irony and wit (1887-1872)
6.Moore - British sculptor whose works are monumental organic forms (1898-1986)
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Harold Moore was a bilious-countenanced, studious young man.
Moore," she said, "that you do everything in your power to discourage this tendency in Jack, he--"; but she got no further.
Jack," he says to me, "this is my old pal, Mr Jerry Moore, wot I met in 'appier days down at Ramsgate one summer.
They shakes hands, and Jerry Moore says, "Is this a friend of yours, Bailey?
Mr Pope, however, very luckily found them in the said play, and, laying violent hands on his own property, transferred it back again into his own works; and, for a further punishment, imprisoned the said Moore in the loathsome dungeon of the Dunciad, where his unhappy memory now remains, and eternally will remain, as a proper punishment for such his unjust dealings in the poetical trade.
The old Bards and Minnesingers had advantages which we do not possess -- and Thomas Moore, singing his own songs, was, in the most legitimate manner, perfecting them as poems.
Among the "Melodies" of Thomas Moore is one whose distinguished character as a poem proper seems to have been singularly left out of view.
I tried to make verses like those I listened to when my father read Moore and Scott to my mother, but I heard them with no such happiness as I read my beloved histories, though I never thought then of attempting to write like Goldsmith.
It was the first time I had imitated a prose writer, though I had imitated several poets like Moore, Campbell, and Goldsmith himself.
Dick Moore," said Captain Jim--"and her husband," he added, as if by way of an afterthought.
Dick Moore from Captain Jim's way of putting it; evidently a second Mrs.
My mother's down sick, and out of money and everything, and I come to tell my uncle Abner Moore.