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George Crabbe - Quotes

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A great lie is like a great fish on dry land; it may fret and fling and make a frightful bother, but it cannot hurt you. You have only to keep still, and it will die of itself. ---->>>

To sigh, yet not recede; to grieve, yet not repent. ---->>>

The game is never lost till won. ---->>>

To show the world what long experience gains, requires not courage, though it calls for pains; but at life's outset to inform mankind is a bold effort of a valiant mind. ---->>>

With eye upraised his master's looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man's guardian, and the poor man's friend, The only creature faithful to the end. ---->>>

Be there a will, and wisdom finds a way. ---->>>

Our farmers round, well pleased with constant gain, Like other farmers, flourish and complain. ---->>>

To the house of a friend if you're pleased to retire, You must all things admit, you must all things admire; You must pay with observance the price of your treat, You must eat what is praised, and must praise what you eat. ---->>>

Feed the musician, and he's out of tune. ---->>>

Better to love amiss than nothing to have loved. ---->>>

In her experience all her friends relied, Heaven was her help and nature was her guide. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: December 24, 1754
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Die: February 3, 1832
Occupation: Poet
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George Crabbe ( KRAB; 24 December 1754 – 3 February 1832) was an English poet, surgeon and clergyman. He is best known for his early use of the realistic narrative form and his descriptions of middle and working-class life and people. In the 1770s, Crabbe began his career as a doctor's apprentice, later becoming a surgeon (wikipedia)