The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 3
J. Murray, 1834 - 336 pages
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Page 217 - There are a sort of men whose visages Do cream and mantle like a standing pond...
Page 97 - Be brave then ; for your captain is brave, and vows reformation. There shall be in England seven halfpenny loaves sold for a penny ; the three-hooped pot shall have ten hoops ; and I will make it felony to drink small beer.
Page 83 - The Lord shall bring a nation against thee from far, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flieth, a nation whose tongue thou shalt not understand, a nation of fierce countenance, which shall not regard the person of the old, nor show favour to the young.
Page 27 - In-shore their passage Tribes of Sea-Gulls urge, And drop for Prey within the sweeping Surge; Oft in the rough opposing Blast they fly Far back, then turn, and all their force apply, While to the Storm they give their weak complaining cry; Or clap the sleek white Pinion to the breast, And in the restless Ocean dip for rest.
Page 44 - Apart she sighed ; alone, she shed the tear ; Then, as if breaking from a cloud, she gave Fresh light, and gilt the prospect of the grave. One day he lighter seem'd, and they forgot The care, the dread, the anguish of their lot ; They spoke with cheerfulness, and seem'd to think, Yet said not so —
Page 83 - And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the Lord shall lead thee.
Page 115 - Sir, a man will no more carry the artifice of the bar into the common intercourse of society, than a man who is paid for tumbling upon his hands will continue to tumble upon his hands when he should walk on his feet.
Page 267 - ... hast little, do thy diligence gladly to give of that little : for so gatherest thou thyself a good reward in the day of necessity. Tobit iv. He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord : and look, what he layeth out, it shall be paid him again. Prov. xix. Blessed be the man that provideth for the sick and needy : the Lord shall deliver him in the time of trouble.
Page 115 - Sir, you do not know it to be good or bad till the judge determines it. I have said that you are to state...
Page 24 - Almighty's form Glasses itself in tempests; in all time, Calm or convulsed, — in breeze, or gale, or storm, Icing the pole, or in the torrid clime Dark heaving; — boundless, endless, and sublime. The image of eternity, the throne Of the Invisible; even from out thy slime The monsters of the deep are made; each zone Obeys thee; thou goest forth, dread, fathomless, alone.