Rich and rare were the gems she wore (T. Moore)Sir Knight I feel not the least alarm; / No son of Erin will offer me harm. / For thoug they love woman and golden store, / Sir Knight they love honour and virtue more. 16.
Pen lithograph, printed on J. Whatman 1829 watermarked paper, larger margins; printed area 195 x 140mm (7¾ x 5½").
Illustration to the poem by Thomas Moore (1779-1852), one of his 'Irish Melodies' (1808-34) in which he wrote words for characteristic Irish airs.
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