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33 Famous Quotes by George Crabbe
12/24/1754 - 2/3/1832
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Jane borrow'd maxims from a doubting school, And took for truth the test of ridicule; Lucy saw no such virtue in a jest, Truth was with her of ridicule the test.

Ridicule Quotes, by George Crabbe , Source: Tales of the Hall (bk. VIII, l. 126)

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Temp'rate in every place--abroad, at home, Thence will applause, and hence will profit come; And health from either--he in time prepares For sickness, age, and their attendant cares.

Temperance Quotes, by George Crabbe , Source: The Borough (letter XVII, l. 198)

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'Twas good advice, and meant, "My son, be good."

Advice Quotes, by George Crabbe , Source: The Learned Boy (vol. V, tale XXI)

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The face the index of a feeling mind.

Faces Quotes, by George Crabbe , Source: Tales of the Hall

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All green was vanished save of pine and yew, That still displayed their melancholy hue; Save the green holly with its berries red, And the green moss that o'er the gravel spread.

Holly Quotes, by George Crabbe , Source: Tale of the Hall

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In this fool's paradise, he drank delight.

Paradise Quotes, by George Crabbe , Source: The Borough Players (letter XII)

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Anger makes us strong, Blind and impatient, And it leads us wrong; The strength is quickly lost; We feel the error long.

Anger Quotes, by George Crabbe

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And took for truth the test of ridicule.

Ridicule Quotes, by George Crabbe

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