George Crabbe

(24 December 1754 - 3 February 1832 / Aldeburgh, Suffulk)

George Crabbe Poems

1. The Village: Book I 1/1/2004
2. The Borough. Letter XXII: Peter Grimes 1/1/2004
3. A Marriage Ring 1/4/2003
4. The Village (book 2) 1/1/2004
5. The Borough. Letter I 4/16/2010
6. Meeting 1/4/2003
7. Tale XVII 4/16/2010
8. The Hall Of Justice 4/16/2010
9. The Birth Of Flattery 4/16/2010
10. The Parish Register - Part II: Marriages 4/16/2010
11. The Mourner 4/16/2010
12. The Parish Register - Part I: Baptisms 4/16/2010
13. The Candidate 4/16/2010
14. The Borough. Letter XV: Inhabitants Of The Alms-House. Clelia 4/16/2010
15. Tale XIV 4/16/2010
16. Sir Eustace Grey 4/16/2010
17. Late Wisdom 1/4/2003
18. Tale XIII 4/16/2010
19. Tale I 4/16/2010
20. The Borough. Letter XVII: The Hospital And 4/16/2010

The Village: Book I

The Village Life, and every care that reigns
O'er youthful peasants and declining swains;
What labour yields, and what, that labour past,
Age, in its hour of languor, finds at last;
What form the real picture of the poor,
Demand a song--the Muse can give no more.

Fled are those times, when, in harmonious strains,
The rustic poet praised his native plains:

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